[jdev] Re: Re: Subscription removal during global comm. block

Vinod Panicker vinod.p at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 23:16:02 CST 2005

On 12/8/05, Remko Troncon <remko at psi-im.org> wrote:
> > Even if (un)subscription requests are sent as <presence/> stanzas, they
> > are never blocked by the privacy lists.
> How about item 4 of 10.2:
>         Privacy lists MUST be the first delivery rule applied by a
>         server, superseding (1) the routing and delivery rules specified
>         in Server Rules for Handling XML Stanzas (Section 11), and (2)
>         the handling of subscription-related presence stanzas (and
>         corresponding generation of roster pushes) specified in
>         Integration of Roster Items and Presence Subscriptions (Section
>         8).

This is exactly the basis of my question.  If item 4 is followed for
unsubscription, then the magnitude of inconsistencies become greater.

> > They are handled even if presences of that entity would get blocked.
> That's what i thought :-)

As implementors, we'd like the least number of inconsistencies.  But
we also have to adhere to specs.  So better that these things get
cleared out.


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