[Standards-JIG] (second try) Default privacy list in 3921

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Oct 2 16:39:51 UTC 2006


Mridul wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
>  We already have this implemented , so wanted to clarify about what the
> expected behavior was (and if there was any solution for this problem).
> If it is going to be moved back to a JEP , will it start off in form
> which will allow change to it ? Or will it be just documenting 3921's
> behaviour as historical ?

I think the best thing is to make JEP-0016 historical. However we could
supersede it with a modified privacy list protocol in the future.

>>>>   The business rules for changing default privacy list in section 10.5
>>>> says that :
>>>> "If the user attempts to change which list is the default list but the
>>>> default list is in use by at least one connected resource other than
>>>> the
>>>> sending resource, the server MUST return a <conflict/> stanza error to
>>>> the sending resource"
>>>>
>>>> Is there any way of overriding this behavior ?
>>>> That is , connected client wants to force change of default list in
>>>> spite of other connected resources.
>>>> The use case is that you could have a bunch of applications which
>>>> log in
>>>> on behalf of a user (webapps and the like) which log into IM server on
>>>> behalf of a user ... and they will want the default rules to apply for
>>>> routing purposes : but are not interested in defining or updating these
>>>> rules.
>>>> Because of the above restriction , a user (human) is unable to change
>>>> his default list if one of these bots are online too at that time.

The user can make any list active, though.

Peter

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