[Standards-JIG] Re: privacy2 anti-SPIM proto-JEP
thoutbeckers at splendo.com
Tue Aug 30 03:42:46 UTC 2005
On Tue, 30 Aug 2005 03:33:39 +0200, Trejkaz <trejkaz at trypticon.org> wrote:
> Suppose that I work for an online casino. As people often have their
> details in their vCard, I would have http://casino.example.com in the
> field of my vCard.
> Now, let's suppose I try to add one of my friends to my roster, so that
> we can
> have a little chat. I have to send a subscription request, and that
> user may
> well click on something to look at my vCard. But I'm not spamming
> them. I'm
> not *planning* to spam them. I'm merely being discriminated against by
> second-rate system which can't tell the difference between my vCard and
> who was employed by the same casino to actually spam people.
Who so far suggested we actually "scan" the VCard for spim? We've only
been saying that looking at a person's VCard before adding them or before
receiving their message doesn't solve the spim problem, that's all.
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