On 3/27/06, Dimitur Kirov <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Mar 2006 22:15:38 +0300 "Nikos Kouremenos"
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > On 3/27/06, Pau Rodriguez-Estivill <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > > Hi again!
> > >
> > > Just because you have added the new mail check for gmail. I think
> > > that could be also good idea to automatically change the connection
> > > server when server is "gmail.com" or "googlemail.com" to directly
> > > "talk.google.com". To avoid manual changes for this server.
> >
> > we do it talk.google.com silently if nslookup is found. we could
> > hardcode it though [check if gmail.com or googlemail.com and do it
> > talk.google.com without waiting for nslookup], ticket it please.
> >
> That is an absolutely absurd idea. First try:
> $ host -tsrv _xmpp-client._tcp.gmail.com
> Do you see talk.google.com in the list of hosts? NO. Can you be sure
> that after 3 months the list of hosts will be the same? NO. I think
> smarter people than us has thought of that and it is ridiculous to
> pretend that we can do it better.
well.. I guess they will keep it from backwards compat but yeah ;)

> Just to mention that nslookup is part of bind-tools, dns-tools, or
> bind-dnstools, depending on the distro and package maintainers should
> add it as a dependency in the new version.
this should be mentioned in ChangeLog and DEPS should change to meet
this one in debian/ [which we ship], Autopackage [which we ship].
Nikos Kouremenos
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