[JDEV] anonymous users
dadams at jhu.edu
Tue Jan 12 02:40:44 CST 1999
>From Client Guidelines:
> - socket connection to server on port 5222
> - send message
> - recieve message
> The client does nothing other than connect and send a message.
>The server will create an
> anonymous user (anonymous at server.com) with the nickname of the IP
>address the client is
> running on. If someone recieves the message, a reply specifically
>to the same id and nickname will
> be delivered back to the client.
> If the client first sends a login packet that only contains the
>nickname tags than that nickname will
> be used instead, but it will still be an anonymous connection.
Am I the only one who thinks anonymous users aren't a good idea?
Anonymous users make it too easy to do evil things. Flooding, spamming,
bombing. Just about every bad 'ing in the book.
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