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

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Thu May 18 12:13:22 UTC 2006

On Thu May 18 09:37:24 2006, Carlo v. Loesch wrote:
> that's a form of spim, so our JEP helps fight spim in this case
> by not forwarding presence to a recipient that hasn't agreed on
> receiving it. cool, i'll add that to the JEP.

If the server does block <presence/> based on roster info, it'll get 
caught out if it's got the roster out of synch. So this would be 
fixable - potentially - in the server via a roster/subscription synch 
protocol is essentially orthogonal to your proposal. However, I'm not 
actually strictly sure it's fixable in the server even then. Either 
way, I don't think it's a feature of your JEP at all.

           You see things; and you say "Why?"
   But I dream things that never were; and I say "Why not?"
    - George Bernard Shaw

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