[Standards] Question about MUC invites

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Tue May 15 18:23:58 UTC 2007


Rachel Blackman wrote:
>>> 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. ;)
>>
>> But its an intentional leak on the part of the invitor that doesn't 
>> persist once the invitor has left the MUC room.  I'm not sure that it 
>> counts as an ongoing presence leak.
> 
> Sure, but I fail to see why including the resource is really a more 
> egregious presence leak than using the bare JID.

Agreed. I think it's a spec bug. Will fix in the next version unless 
there are stenuous objections.

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
XMPP Standards Foundation
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