[Standards] [Fwd: Re: Namespace well-formedness and RFC3920bis backwards compatibility]

Stephan Maka stephan at spaceboyz.net
Tue Sep 23 16:47:11 CDT 2008


Dave Cridland wrote:
>> I agree. Unless all XMPP servers block invalid stanzas from clients it
>> is bad that s2s links will be shut down upon encountering an unbound
>> namespace prefix. Having one bad client will affect other users on the
>> same server.
>>
> And you'll upgrade every server everywhere how?

That is exactly what I was trying to say. While it is good to close
connections from misbehaving clients, an incorrect stanza on an s2s
connection could be answered with an error stanza to avoid disturbance
for other users of the link.



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