[ejabberd] jabber ID aliasing?

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu Oct 15 05:40:25 MSD 2009


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On 10/11/09 10:07 PM, Jan Koum wrote:
> hi there,
> 
> (sorry, this is not ejabberd specific question, but maybe some xmpp
> expert here can point me in the right direction)
> 
> i am trying to find a way to do a jabber id aliasing.  for example, say
> i create an account Bob2000 on the jabber server and to some close
> friends i will be known as Bob2000.  but there is a group of people who
> i don't want to tell my real jabber ID and so i want to create Bob3000
> alias and give them Bob3000 to message me by.  is there any way to do
> this sort of xmpp "aliasing" without actually creating Bob3000 ID?

If you look in http://xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/ you will find some
proposals about forwarding. These were never accepted for publication by
the XMPP Council because of security concerns. Feel free to post about
this on the standards at xmpp.org list if you want the Council to consider
these proposals again.

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
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