[Freedombox-discuss] Diaspora becoming a community project

Nick Daly nick.m.daly at gmail.com
Thu Aug 30 14:38:43 UTC 2012

On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 9:08 AM, Leandro Noferini
<lnoferin at cybervalley.org> wrote:
> Jonas Smedegaard:
>> Leandro Noferini <lnoferin at cybervalley.org> wrote:
>>> I read that buddycloud need a SRV record in the DNS registration: does
>>> this mean that we need a static ip?
>> XMPP _can_ use SRV records but need not.  But yes, XMPP needs a static
>> address - it is not a P2P protocol...
>> FreedomBox is a server which needs a some kind of address to be
>> reachable as such - static ip address is supported now, maybe onion
>> address is supported later.
> The two options seem really difficult and, again, all but not normal.

This is also what makes it really difficult for a FBX to receive email. :\

I think some folks were talking about buying records, of some sort, a
while ago.  Don't recall what came of it, though.  Anybody with a
better memory want to pipe up?

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