[Standards-JIG] Re: discoing a bare JID

Ralph Meijer jabber.org at ralphm.ik.nu
Wed Jan 19 21:17:06 UTC 2005

On Wed, Jan 19, 2005 at 01:54:00PM -0700, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> [...]
> Hmm. How is the server going to know what kind of entity created the 
> account? It seems that we would need disco#info publish, as we have 
> disco#items publish (http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0030.html#publish), 
> or some sophisticated form of registration. Even so, I could have a bot 
> log into my account (stpeter at jabber.org/stpeterbot) even at the same 
> time that I log into it as a normal old human user. So I don't see a 
> good way for the server to differentiate between different types of 
> account users -- better, I think, to differentiate between different 
> types of accounts (ones that have been registered, admin-provisioned, 
> that allow anonymous login, etc.).

Hmm. I'll have to think more on this. In any case, we need to specify how
disco#items ties in with the disco-publish stuff. I can imagine a disco#items
query would also return the list of disco-published nodes.



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