[standards-jig] JEP-0016 now includes whitelisting

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri Aug 2 02:04:02 UTC 2002


Well, yes, that would be helpful. But I also might want to create a
"Lamers" group and block all those people -- simpler than tracking bunches
of JIDs.

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
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On Thu, 1 Aug 2002, David Waite wrote:

> I think it would be more useful to be able to alter your broadcasted 
> availability to groups rather than putting these users on your 
> blacklist. While at work, I may not want to talk to people who are not 
> in my 'Work' groups, but I don't want other messages to be thrown away 
> or the recipient to receive an error indicating that they are banned 
> from talking to me.
> 
> -David Waite
> 
> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> 
> >On Thu, 1 Aug 2002, Peter Millard wrote:
> >
> >  
> >
> >>Think firewall rules, not just a simple blocking system. Do you really think
> >>it would be realistic to have 200+ items in a single zebra list??? This
> >>seems totally unreasable to me.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >As someone who has 900+ roster items, I'm thinking about how I could use
> >this. For starters, I feel it would be helpful to block packets based on
> >existing roster groups. For example, for me it would be handy in certain
> >circumstances to allow messages only from my 'JabCore' and 'JabDev' groups
> >rather than to specify lots of JIDs. Perhaps we could do this like so:
> >
> ><iq type='set' id='some-id'>
> >  <query xmlns='jabber:iq:privacy'>
> >    <list name='hiding'>
> >      <item type='allow' group='JabCore'/>
> >      <item type='allow' group='JabDev'/>
> >    </list>
> >  </query>
> ></iq>
> >
> >Seems to me this makes good use of a roster/communication management
> >mechanism we already have in Jabber.
> >
> >Thoughts?
> >
> >/stpeter
> >
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