[Standards-JIG] JEP-0045 and locking room nicknames

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Tue Apr 11 11:38:31 UTC 2006


On Mon, 10 Apr 2006, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 01:12:34AM -0500, Etan Reisner wrote:
> >>
> >> For our jabber server at work we are forcing all room nicknames to be
> >> the same as the user portion of their JIDs. Optionally, with '-foo'
> >> appended. (I mentioned this system in a recent email regarding
> >> JEP-0172.) Our current code returns the following presence error if you
> >> attempt to change nicknames while in the room to an invalid nickname.
> >>
> >> <presence type='error'><error code='406' type='modify'><not-acceptable
> >> xmlns='urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:xmpp-stanzas'/></error></presence>
> >
> > Yes, that seems appropriate. Clients may not handle it well because it's
> > not specified in JEP-0045, but I'll add that flow to my todo list for
> > revisions.
>
> I've added this to my working copy.
>
> How do you handle room joins? Presumably you modify the requested
> roomnick on entry. It would be good to add that flow to the JEP as well.

I'm interested in this because better guarantees about the identities of
our users is one of the reasons for choosing Jabber.

Tony.
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