Proposal for new XMPP account settings: worse or better?

Paul Aurich paul at
Fri Aug 27 15:49:23 EDT 2010

On 2010-08-27 07:33, Daniel Atallah wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 02:45, Paul Aurich <paul at> 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)?

Yeah, I agree.  There have also been issues with the interaction between
that setting and the port/connect server settings (i.e. that option
bypasses SRV lookups and doesn't adjust the port).

I don't have any ideas either -- anyone else? :)


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