Re: [apps-discuss] Aggregated service discovery

Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im> Wed, 13 June 2012 22:58 UTC

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On 6/13/12 4:54 PM, William Mills wrote:
> As I said, I'm interested specifically in IMAP, SMTP and OAuth endpoints. 

What exactly is an "endpoint"? A client? An account? A server?

> As a data point, DNS SRV records are not controllable in many hosted
> domain models.

At the last XMPP Summit a few months ago, we learned that DNS SRV
records are unavailable in whole countries (e.g., Japan). That doesn't
mean we should define a replacement for DNS over HTTP. :)

Peter

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