[Standards-JIG] Re: Pre-Proto XEP - Karma

Alexander Gnauck gnauck at ag-software.de
Thu Jan 4 23:38:23 UTC 2007


yes, +1 from me

Chris Mullins wrote:
> I was looking to see what exists today for standards around Karma, and I 
> didn’t see anything. I know many servers today implement rate limiting, 
> but as far as I can tell, each does it differently.
> 
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> 
> This seems like it would make a great XEP, and allow for a richer model 
> of communication within the entire federated XMPP network.
> 
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> Some of the things that come to mind are:
> 
> -          Max Connections from a single IP Address.
> 
> -          Max Connections per second / minute / hour / day from a 
> single IP Address
> 
> -          Max Connections from a Subnet. Also per second / minute / 
> hour / day
> 
> -          Max Connections per second / Max simultaneous resources for a 
> user
> 
> -          Max login attempts per second / minute / hour / day from a 
> bare JID
> 
> -          Total bytes sent / received from a full JID. Also per second 
> / minute / hour / day
> 
> -          Bytes sent / receive from a single IP and/or Subnet. Also per 
> second / minute / hour / day
> 
> -          Stanzas sent/received from a full JID. (Also per time interval)
> 
> -          Stanzas sent by a Bare JID. (also per time interval).
> 
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> 
> All of this needs a discovery protocol, so that clients can 
> enable/disable features based on karma. For example, IBB probably isn’t 
> a good idea on a server with karma restrictions.
> 
>  
> 
> It would also be good to allow different users (and categories of users) 
> to have different karmic settings. (Anonymous connections very low, 
> standard connections normal, compressed connections higher, etc).
> 
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> 
> Thoughts? Is this something that seems worth moving forward with?
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> 
> --
> 
> Chris Mullins
> 




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