[Standards-JIG] Privacy lists: changing active and default list at the same time

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri Dec 8 22:22:47 UTC 2006


Matthias Wimmer wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> While using Neos I noticed that this client had problems using the
> privacy lists on my server. By checking the XML console I found out,
> that Neos is trying to change default and active list using the same iq
> query:
> 
>   <iq to="mawis at amessage.de/neos" from="mawis at amessage.de/neos"
> id="ma3101" type="result"/>
>   <iq id="ma3102" type="set">
>     <query xmlns="jabber:iq:privacy">
>       <default name="NeosPrivacy"/>
>       <active name="NeosPrivacy"/>
>     </query>
>   </iq>
>   <iq to="mawis at amessage.de/neos" from="mawis at amessage.de/neos"
> id="ma3102" type="error">
>     <query xmlns="jabber:iq:privacy">
>       <default name="NeosPrivacy"/>
>       <active name="NeosPrivacy"/>
>     </query>
>     <error type="modify" code="400">
>       <bad-request xmlns="urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:xmpp-stanzas"/>
>       <text xmlns="urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:xmpp-stanzas">Bad Request</text>
>     </error>
>   </iq>
> 
> In my implementation of the privacy lists I do not allow this, but when
> I checked RFC 3921, I noticed that it is not clear if this is allowed.
> While it is no usecase to change both at the same time, the above
> request conforms the schemas.
> 
> I think it should be defined in XEP-0016, if changing both lists at the
> same time is allowed by the protocol.

I think that this is not allowed and that we need to make it clear in
XEP-0016.

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
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