[JDEV] Auto roster population/lock some groups
alon at sreu.com
Thu Sep 11 11:07:58 CDT 2003
I can't answer your question, as I am not fluent in XMPP-ish myself,
however there is one point you should note -- though technically you
could get away with putting logic only in the clients to block changes
(using XMPP's standard way to enhance the protocol; you can find info
about it in lots of places), you shouldn't -- the server must handle
this logic. Why? because if the server will only be a data-store for
this kind of data people could login using some other XMPP client and
avoid the restrictions, and that is probably a security problem, or at
least a wrong implementation of specifications.
Moore, Michael wrote:
> Then the client needs to block modification of those groups marked as
> auto-generated. I'm new to this whole project, I took over for someone a few
> weeks back and I'm still trying to figure it all out. The documentation
> I've read has confused me more than helped, and Google has not been my
> friend. Has anyone done anything like this (added stuff to the protocol)?
> Obviously the client needs to know how to handle it, but would it require
> changing the server source and rebuilding? Or just xdb_sql? Any pointers in
> the right direction would be appreciated.
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