Proposal for new XMPP account settings: worse or better?

Mark Doliner mark at
Fri Aug 27 12:16:06 EDT 2010

On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 8:23 AM, John Bailey <rekkanoryo at> wrote:
> On 08/27/2010 10:33 AM, Daniel Atallah wrote:
>> The one thing that I think is still confusing is the "Use legacy (port
>> 5223) SSL" value.
>> There have been people confused in the past because some servers make
>> that type of connection available on port 443 (for proxy/firewall
>> reasons).
>> Is there some way that we can avoid that confusion (I don't have any
>> great ideas offhand)?
> What about "Use legacy alternate-port SSL"?

Yeah, I don't think you need to mention the port number.  Maybe also,
"Use old-style SSL"?


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