[Standards] XHTML <img/> presence leak
stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Mar 6 17:06:45 UTC 2007
Kevin Smith wrote:
> On 5 Mar 2007, at 20:45, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> Does this text address the concern?
>> "Because images served on the Internet may contain malicious
>> instructions or software code and may enable the entity serving the
>> image to determine the network availability of the requesting entity,
>> an implementation MAY choose not to show images but instead show only
>> the 'alt' text or to not fetch images offered by entities that are not
>> authorized to view the user's presence."
> Looks like it to me.
OK, we'll put that on the agenda for the next Council meeting.
XMPP Standards Foundation
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