[jdev] rfc3920 document: use of TLS

Jacek Konieczny jajcus at bnet.pl
Mon Jul 25 04:00:07 CDT 2005

On Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 09:58:11AM -0600, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Hmm, that could be better specified, eh? We'll have to fix that in 
> rfc3920bis.
> I can see two reasons for returning a <failure/>:

> 2. The STARTTLS command is malformed (i.e., something other than 
> <starttls xmlns='urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:xmpp-tls'/> because the 
> namespace is wrong, 

If the namespace is wrong, then that is not a StartTLS request and
server should not treat it this way. It should not even be treated as
a malformed StartTLS request, as if the namespace is not know, then
there is no way to say what the element means (element name doesn't


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