[Telepathy] How to configure gabble manager file to work behind a firewall

Zhu, Peter J peter.j.zhu at intel.com
Fri Aug 24 07:02:43 PDT 2007

Hi Rob,

> This isn't really easy, to connect through a normal HTTP proxy means
> you can't open a normal XMPP data stream, you have to use a gateway
> which allows you to talk the XMPP protocol via HTTP GET/POST
> requests. This is a seperate XEP and a seperate protocol (XEP-0124:
> Bidirectional-streams Over Synchronous HTTP (BOSH),
> http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0124.html) and would need to be
> supported  by our XMPP library, Loudmouth. It could probably be
> implemented as a pluggable transport in Loudmouth 2. Feel free to look
> into it...
Cool, I'm just unfamiliar with XMPP. I'll try to take a look.

> This sounds like a regression, it certainly used to also get the gconf
> proxy settings and pass them in. Perhaps you could look at fixing it
> and submit a patch? The Nokia maintainers of Mission Control are
> active on this mailing list.
Hmm, I must be out of mind as reading mc_account_get_params(), it calls
_add_one_setting() which will call mc_account_get_param_XX() to get
parameters. So no bug and then no regression.

Thanks Rob.

Best Regards,

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