Get IP of XMPP Buddy

Dave Warren lists at
Fri Apr 24 11:45:09 EDT 2009

On Thu, 23 Apr 2009 21:34:04 -0400, Nikolaus Rath <Nikolaus at>
was claimed to have wrote:

>Jo-Erlend Schinstad <joerlend.schinstad at> writes:
>> That would be a very, very, strange feature of the XMPP protocol.
>Why is that? 

Because it isn't necessary, and doesn't directly benefit the user in any
specific way.

>As has already been mentioned, this is essential to set up
>direct connections for file-transfer, video, speech etc. 

Yes, and in those cases the IP will be exchanged if it's known.  Since
it's not needed for chat, it isn't disclosed.

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