[Standards-JIG] bot-challenge proto-JEP

Gary Burd gary_jabber at beagledreams.com
Fri Sep 2 13:23:13 CDT 2005


On 9/2/05, Ian Paterson <ian.paterson at clientside.co.uk> wrote:
> Peter wrote:
> > 1. Romeo sends [a stanza] to Juliet.
> >
> > 2. Juliet's server sends a [challenge] message to Romeo's client,
> > including a plaintext body, a URL (JEP-0066), and a data form.
> >
> > 3. Romeo replies to the plaintext challenge, visits the URL,
> > or returns the form.
> >
> > 4. If he passes one of the tests, he gets another message
> > from Juliet's server telling him that he's cleared to
> > communicate with Juliet.
> 
> All this is good - and it fits Bot Challenges exactly :)

Why not just do this?  Unlike Bot Challenges, this will work with
existing clients.



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