[Operators] DDoS attacks against jabber.org

Mathieu Pasquet mathieui at mathieui.net
Fri Feb 7 15:06:12 UTC 2014


On Fri, Feb 07, 2014 at 03:59:09PM +0100, Eric Koldeweij wrote:
> Please note that the status of that document is deferred and it is
> recommended to not implement this....
> 
> On 02/07/14 14:54, Marco Cirillo wrote:
> >Actually there's xmpp wise ...
> >
> >https://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0268.html
> >
> >Metronome ships with an included module and there's also a
> >community contributed one for Prosody on prosody-modules.
> >
> >On 07/02/2014 09:40, Mathias Ertl wrote:
> >>I agree but I have to point out that there is no mechanism (that
> >>I know of?) to notify administrators of the situation. With
> >>mail, you at least have postmaster at domain.tld, where mailadmins
> >>are supposed to look at. There is no reason or requirement to
> >>subscribe to this mailinglist (nor should there be). greetings,
> >>Mati
> >
> >
> 

Deferred only means no one worked on it for a year. We should remove the
“DO NOT IMPLEMENT” warning someday, it is only confusing and is often
the exact opposite of what should be done (i.e. work on implementing it
and see what can be improved).
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