[Standards-JIG] Re: Jabber external components: going out of style

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Tue May 30 16:16:49 UTC 2006


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Gaston Dombiak wrote:
> Hey Peter,
> 
>> Presumably an external component that connects via JEP-0114 could
>> request the roster for any user on the server, no? And it could even
>> send presence for any user (probably with negative priority) and then
>> receive roster updates.
> 
> In our implementation packets sent by external components to the server will 
> be routed by the server no matter the FROM and TO attributes values. 
> However, if the external component sends this packet:
> 
> <iq from='juliet at example.com/balcony' type='get' id='roster_1'>
>   <query xmlns='jabber:iq:roster'/>
> </iq>
> 
> then the server will route it to the roster handler and will end up 
> returning the roster to the user juliet that logged from the balcony. 

Right. Or it will result in an internal error if there is no such
resource. Hmm.

> So I'm wondering how should external components request a user's roster and 
> indicate the server that the answer should be sent to the component and not 
> the user? Is there any JEP that covers this scenario?

Not yet.

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation
http://www.jabber.org/people/stpeter.shtml

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