[Standards-JIG] Contact address for abuse

Jacek Konieczny jajcus at jajcus.net
Fri Aug 26 07:19:14 UTC 2005


On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 05:07:55PM -0600, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> >Write a JEP describing protocol for abuse and administrator contact
> >discovery. It should be a _simple_, disco-based or dataforms-based
> >protocol. The protocol would provide not only contact JID, but other
> >contact URIs (eg. mailto: and http:) as well. 
> 
> While I think a special disco node for contact info is a good idea, I 
> don't think the core XMPP RFC should have a dependency on disco. 

I do not suggest adding dependency on disco to XMPP.

> However, servers that implement disco could implement the special 
> contact info node.

That is exactly what I mean. XMPP should define one standard address,
and disco may be used for extra information (separate admin/abuse
addresses and additional contact URIs). Both may be described in a JEP
before XMPP is updated.

Greets,
        Jacek



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