[Operators] DDoS attacks against jabber.org

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Feb 7 15:06:53 UTC 2014

On 2/7/14, 8:06 AM, Mathieu Pasquet wrote:
> 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).

Good point!


Peter Saint-Andre

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