[Standards-JIG] Re: JEP-0045: kick/ban inconsistency

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Sep 6 21:41:37 UTC 2005

Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

> Well, consistent with the rules for revoking voice, the rule should be 
> that you can kick or ban only people who are at or below your 
> affiliation level (somehow this is not currently documented properly). So:
> 1. A moderator who is a participant cannot kick an admin or owner.
> 2. A moderator who is an admin cannot kick an owner.
> 3. An admin cannot ban an owner.
> This helps prevent race conditions and room control problems as we 
> agreed upon back in 2002 or whenever.

For the changes, see:




Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation
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