[Standards] [Fwd: [Council] meeting minutes, 2007-05-16]

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri May 18 02:02:27 UTC 2007


On Fri, May 18, 2007 at 04:53:44AM +0530, Mridul Muralidharan wrote:
> Mridul Muralidharan wrote:
> 
> Client could just send with response with 'from' set to the full jid - 
> the server would do the same if the recepient was unavailable, was 
> blocking, etc.
> The 'presence' of the full jid will not be revealed in this case 
> (request was for a full jid anyway).

Ah, I see what you're saying, the server would simply swap the from and
to, and the original sender would not know the difference.

> The conflicting responses (error code, etc) is what will reveal if the 
> server is sending a response, server blocked on behalf of client, client 
> blocked (so as not to reveal presence), etc.

Right. We'll clean that up before XEP-0199 goes for a vote.

Peter




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