[Standards] compliance: Basic Client (0211)

Bruce Campbell b+jabber at bruce-2007.zerlargal.org
Wed May 9 17:17:28 UTC 2007


On Wed, 9 May 2007, Jakob Schroeter wrote:

> On Wed May 9 2007, Bruce Campbell wrote:
>> On Tue, 8 May 2007, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>>> 3. Start TLS in Basic. (In fact this is required by RFC 3920 so I don't
>>> understand the confusion.)
>>
>> Strictly speaking, TLS is a 'SHOULD' in RFC 3920, not a 'MUST', thus TLS
>> is a 'Recommended', not a 'Required' in Basic Client 2008 (XEP 0211).
>
> A client SHOULD use TLS, but it MUST be supported.

Huh.  You are absolutely correct sirrah, as I missed reading section 14.7, 
'Mandatory to Implement Technologies'.  Hence, not wanting TLS in Basic 
Client is a moot point.

-- 
   Bruce Campbell.



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