[ejabberd] problem with jabber servers

Jeff McAdams jeffm at iglou.com
Thu May 8 23:57:33 MSD 2008

Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> On 05/08/2008 1:30 PM, Sean Dilda wrote:
>> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>>> IMHO SRV records are never strictly required -- you can always fall back
>>> on an A or AAAA record lookup and try port 5269.
>> I wish that were true, but there are some notable cases where that isn't 
>> the fact:
>> [sean at svartalfheim ~]$ telnet gmail.com 5269
>> Trying
> OK, except Google... ;-)

And appriss.com and iglou.com and many other places where its infeasible
to run an XMPP server on the system that has the FQDN the same as the
XMPP servername.
Jeff McAdams
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a
little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
                                       -- Benjamin Franklin

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