[Standards-JIG] bot-challenge proto-JEP

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Sep 7 01:55:09 UTC 2005

Ian Paterson wrote:

> However, if we agree that OOB and plaintext question should be outside
> the form, then that will only leave the Hashcash and various multimedia
> challenges. None of which are supported by existing clients (even if
> they support JEP-0004 Data Forms). So, to avoid confusing users, we
> should probably continue to hide the form away from existing clients in
> a <challenge xmlns='http://jabber.org/protocol/challenge'/> wrapper
> element.

> (BTW I can't think of any other protocol where the form isn't hidden in
> this way. Is there a reason for that?)

Good point. Originally JEP-0004 forms were intended to be "wrapped" in 
this way (see JEP-0045, JEP-0055, etc.) and we should keep doing that as 
a best practice.


Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation
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