[JDEV] Jabber message delivered to wrong recipient

Joe Hildebrand JHildebrand at jabber.com
Fri Oct 10 14:38:38 CDT 2003

Which clients and which servers are you using?

What JIDs?  Do any of them have the same username, but on different servers?

Joe Hildebrand


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Derek Lewis [mailto:DLewis at cucbc.com] 
> Sent: Friday, October 10, 2003 12:09 PM
> To: jdev at jabber.org
> Subject: [JDEV] Jabber message delivered to wrong recipient
> I'm not sure how or where to go about reporting this, so I'll 
> try here.
> Myself, two co-workers, and a random Norwegian just 
> experienced a rather serious problem with Jabber.  A message 
> I sent to one of my co-workers (who's client was offline at 
> the time) was sent to this random Norwegian.  A message sent 
> from another of my co-workers (to the same person) also went 
> to the Norwegian.
> This persisted until the person we were trying to send came 
> back online.  Everything's been normal since.
> I realize there can be no expectation of privacy when sending 
> messages in any unencrypted form, but having messages 
> acctually mis-delivered is rather disconcerting.
> Please advise me if I've reported this in the wrong place.
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