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

Jacek Konieczny jajcus at bnet.pl
Tue Mar 16 08:07:14 UTC 2004


On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 05:44:14AM +0000, Jesper Krogh wrote:
> >  We could remove the time checking entirely, 
> >  but then keeping track of all those IDs would probably be more painful to 
> >  implementations than just maintaining a correct clock. :)
> 
> Sure, but that's not the way it works for my mother who's computer is on
> a dialup and a hardware-clock that goes crazy. (This is a real
> situation) 

In that situation many network services will malfunction, including
services for protocols other than Jabber. In a networked environment
clock sync is very important and there is no point in assuming it should
not.

Greets,
	Jacek



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