[Standards-JIG] Re: UPDATED: JEP-0027 (Current Jabber OpenPGP Usa ge)

Jesper Krogh jesper at krogh.cc
Tue Mar 16 05:27:58 UTC 2004


I gmane.network.jabber.standards-jig, skrev Justin Karneges:
>  The xmpp-e2e specification suggests the use of checking timestamps, however I 
>  think we could improve upon this by additionally including a unique ID in 
>  each packet.  A client can cache all such IDs it gets, and discard any that 
>  are older than 10 minutes.  A message is valid so as long the timestamp is 
>  +/-5 minutes of the delivery time and the ID does not exist in the cache.  
>  The "Delivery time" would be either 'now', or some specified date via 
>  jabber:x:delay.  This would allow for valid offline messages.

What if the sending client's clock isn't set correctly?

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