[Standards-JIG] bot-challenge proto-JEP

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Sep 7 15:44:46 UTC 2005

Ian Paterson wrote:

> IMHO, unless we're missing something or someone has a brilliant idea,
> then this is a show stopper for plaintext challenges on legacy clients.
> If nobody has an idea, then I will remove them from the JEP later today
> (at least for now).
> All is not lost because legacy clients can still support OOB (Web page)
> challenges, and clients that know the minimum about the Bot Challenges
> JEP can still support text challenges.

Hmm. What about clients that don't return 'id' attributes for <message/> 
and don't understand OOB? Which is more likely to be supported? A client 
on a PDA or cell phone may support neither. Where does that leave us?


Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation
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