[Standards-JIG] JEP 60: Whitelisted subscriptions

Peter Millard pgmillard at gmail.com
Mon May 23 23:11:08 UTC 2005


On 5/20/05, Chris Mullins <chris.mullins at coversant.net> wrote:
> To me, it seems that "Whitelist" is a bit of a misnomer, and "Closed" or
> "Invite-Only" would be a better name.
> 
> When I hear WhiteList, I start looking for a protocol by which I can
> manage and maintain that whitelist of entities who are eligible to
> subscribe.

The way we implemented white-lists is to allow owners to set a
subscription state of pending on the users who are allowed to
subscribe. To me, whitelist is virtually the same as invite-only.

pgm.



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