[Standards] Stanza Size Limits (was Re: [jdev] Communicate between two client instances of the same ID)

Jonathan Schleifer js-xmpp-standards at webkeks.org
Wed Sep 3 14:52:53 CDT 2008


Am 03.09.2008 um 21:29 schrieb Justin Karneges:

> This is more of a server limit though.  The client still needs a way  
> to
> negotiate its own limit, and have the server protect the client from  
> stanzas
> larger than that limit.

The client should be able to accept all sizes. Otherwise, I'm sure we  
will see clients someday that have a maximum size for stanzas and then  
have an internal buffer that is exactly that big, miss some boundary  
checking and tada, we have our buffer overflow.

--
Jonathan

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