[Standards] Re: [Standards-JIG] block + privacy lists again

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Jan 30 18:43:58 UTC 2007


On 2007-01-08, Mridul wrote:
> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> 5. Should we relax the rule in XEP-0016 that says changes to the 
>> default list MUST be forbidden if the default list is in use by other 
>> resources? Blocking gets around this by sending updates.
> 
> Currently, a roster push has the change also sent across, not just that 
> the roster was changed : privacy list push on the other hand just say 
> that the list was modified - that could be modified and this requirement 
> relaxed ?

Well, one problem is that the privacy list change could be quite large 
(e.g., add one item at the beginning and you may need to renumber all 
the priority values!). In rosters we send the delta, but in privacy 
lists we send the whole list.

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
XMPP Standards Foundation
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