[Telepathy] telepathy-gabble and authenticated SOCKS5 proxy
stpeter at stpeter.im
Mon Jun 29 09:20:31 PDT 2009
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On 6/29/09 2:54 AM, Guillaume Desmottes wrote:
> Le dimanche 28 juin 2009 à 12:10 -0400, John O'Brien a écrit :
>> I was checking the code in bytestream-socks5.c and I noticed that it
>> doesn't appear that telepathy-gabble
>> supports proxies which require authentication.
>> Is this a correct assumption or did I miss something?
>> If it is correct, were there reasons why it isn't supported or are
>> there plans to support it in the future?
> Main reason is because http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0065.html doesn't
> mention proxy authentication and I have no idea how we are suppose to
> manage that (is that even possible in that context?).
> Furthermore, I don't know any proxy requiring authentification.
I've been thinking for a while now that it would be helpful to define an
XMPP method for authorization with a media relay. We could use this both
for bytestreams proxies and for RTP proxies / TURN servers. I've been
planning to write up a spec about it, but haven't gotten to it yet...
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