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

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Dec 8 11:11:17 CST 2005

Vinod Panicker wrote:
> On 12/8/05, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at jabber.org> wrote:
> <snip/>
>> IMHO your original statement was wrong:
>> "- B's server does not process unsub since inbound stanza handling
>> rules mandate that server has to consider privacy list first.  Since
>> privacy list is blocking all communication, server wont look at the
>> stanza."
>> B's server would process the unsub but not deliver anything from A to B.
>> However, it would complete a roster push to B.
> But IMO this is in direct contradiction with what I understand from
> the RFC.  Aren't inbound stanza rules to be applied before deciding
> the delivery and the handling of the stanza?

Processing != delivery. Communications blocking is intended to prevent 
delivery of stanzas to the end user from the blocked contact. I don't 
see why the server should not process the unsub. But that case is not 
described in RFC 3921. I've added it here:



Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation
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