[Standards-JIG] proposed In-Band Registration revisions

Vinod Panicker vinod.p at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 17:20:04 UTC 2005


On 12/8/05, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at jabber.org> wrote:
> Vinod Panicker wrote:
>
> > I'm of the opinion that unregistration should be avoided as far as possible :)
>
> Why?

Due to inconsistencies that would creep in.

> > But if it has to be done, then it should not be allowed when there are
> > active sessions.
>
> Well, how can you send the unregister, then? ;-)

The same way a registration is sent.  Without having an existing
active session.  With a password, ofc.

> > What happens to existing rosters entries and pending subscriptions and
> > the like after a unregistration?  IMO it just opens a pandora's box.
>
> We leave that up to the implementation. Some are smarter than others.

Ah, the joys of implementing a compliant server :)

Regards,
Vinod.



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