[Standards-JIG] JEP 60: Whitelisted subscriptions

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri May 20 22:02:14 UTC 2005


On Fri, May 20, 2005 at 02:50:08PM -0700, Chris Mullins wrote:
> PSA Wrote: 
> > Chris Mullins wrote:
> > > [ Modifying Node WhiteLists ]
> 
> > It seems to me that the whitelist would be edited by modifying entity 
> > affiliations. 
> 
> > There is no special construct called the whitelist, there 
> > is simply a list of entities with associated affiliations. If 
> > the node is configured to be of type "whitelist" then the only way 
> > for a JID to  be added to the subscriber list is for an owner to 
> > explicitly add that JID by modifying entity affiliations as described 
> > in Section 8.2.5. 
> 
> Thanks for the clarification. 
> 
> To me, it seems that "Whitelist" is a bit of a misnomer, and "Closed" or
> "Invite-Only" would be a better name. 

Yeah, we could probably make the terminology clearer. I'll take a look
at that during this round of revisions.

/psa




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