[Standards-JIG] proto-JEP: Smart Presence Distribution

Philipp Hancke fippo at goodadvice.pages.de
Wed May 17 14:45:25 UTC 2006


Richard Dobson schrieb:
> Would it not be better to create a protocol that works correctly when 
> privacy lists are in place? And still reduces the bandwidth?
> 
> Something like JEP-0033 but where instead of including all the addresses 
> in each stanza you negotiate a distribution list with the remote server 
> and just send the stanza to that distribution list that in turn 
> distributes the stanza to all the people i.e.
which is what we do. We only use the roster instead of negotiating a
list. This assumes that the roster is synchronized between
the two servers of course.

> <presence from='romeo at montague/inlove' 
> to='s44sdasb4444dedd at multicast.capulet'/>
> 
> which in turn gets distributed to:
> 
> <presence from='romeo at montague/inlove' to='juliet at capulet'/>
> <presence from='romeo at montague/inlove' to='nurse at capulet'/>
> <presence from='romeo at montague/inlove' to='peter at capulet'/>
> <presence from='romeo at montague/inlove' to='sampson at capulet'/>
> <presence from='romeo at montague/inlove' to='gregory at capulet'/>
> 
> Would make it much more "smart".
How are you going to negotiate that list without disclosing
parts of your privacy list to the remote server?

Philipp



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