[jdev] Presence Subscription to nonexistent contact

David E. Ammouial da-jdev at weeno.net
Fri Nov 2 16:02:18 UTC 2012

On 02/11/12 09:17, Daniel Dormont wrote:
> I read through that, but I still don't follow why the server would not
> send some kind of response back to the user about the contact not
> existing, even if it's just another roster push to remove the contact.
> But in both cases, whether or not the contact exists, I get the same
> response:

To prevent spam, I think it's important that there be no way of
detecting whether a given user exists or not.

The behaviour in case of a non-existent user should be the same as if
they exist but decide to ignore you. What do you people think?


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