Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

Last modified 15 months ago

#13994 closed defect (fixed)

Resource option during XMPP account creation

Reported by: sukhbir Owned by:
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Archived/Tor Messenger Version:
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Cc: arlolra Actual Points:
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When creating an XMPP account, the resource is set to "Instantbird". Either we should set it to an empty string (in which case we should check in the protocol to what happens when no resource is supplied) or we should set it something generic like "Home" or "Work"; something that is not unique to Tor Messenger.

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comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by sukhbir

(Some information on Bugzilla:

RFC 6120 Section 7.6:

   A server MUST be able to generate an XMPP resourcepart on behalf of a
   client.  The resourcepart generated by the server MUST be random (see

I think let's keep the resource as empty and let the server handle that. Pidgin does the same thing FWIW.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by sukhbir

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Fixed for now with an empty string. If you disagree, please feel free to reopen this.

comment:3 Changed 15 months ago by traumschule

<+sukhe> hello. yes, I think it's fine to close the tickets. thanks for doing what we should done earlier :)

sad but true:

luckily there are alternatives:

.. and maybe someday

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