[Standards] Question about MUC invites

Mridul Muralidharan mridul at sun.com
Tue May 15 17:10:11 UTC 2007


Rachel Blackman wrote:
> 
> On May 15, 2007, at 8:29 AM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>>> I don't understand why a bare JID is needed here, a full JID would be 
>>> better.
>>
>> We probably thought it would be a presence leak. If you are not in my 
>> roster, the room is semi-anonymous, and I send you an invitation, then 
>> now you know my full JID.
>>
>> I'm not saying I'm opposed to changing it, just thinking through the 
>> reasoning.
> 
> To play devil's advocate here... arguably, if we're not in each other's 
> rosters, and I desperately want to conceal my presence data from you, I 
> have no business inviting you to a MUC room in the first place.  Doing 
> so reveals I'm online, which is in my experience the main 'presence 
> leak' people want to avoid. ;)
> 
> --Rachel Blackman <rcb at ceruleanstudios.com>
> Trillian Messenger - http://www.trillianastra.com/
> 
> 

In which case, use the in room jid and not the users bare jid.
Ofcourse, if the room is non-anonymous, these questions are moot.

Mridul



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