[Standards] [Fwd: [Council] meeting minutes, 2007-05-16]
justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com
Sat May 19 18:51:24 UTC 2007
On Saturday 19 May 2007 2:51 am, Ian Paterson wrote:
> Justin Karneges wrote:
> > What I'd like to see are servers that will reject inbound iq packets if
> > the other entity does not have your presence. This would only apply if
> > the inbound iq packet is targetting a typical IM account. Wouldn't this
> > solve a ton of privacy problems?
> IMHO, this would be an unnecessary (assuming we recommend random
> resource IDs) and significant change to the RFC. [And, as Rachel pointed
> out, it would create other problems that clients would have to solve
> (with directed presence?) in order to enable communications between
I don't know if this needs to be a change to the RFC. It could simply be a
server feature. Doesn't Google Talk already work this way? I remember
hearing that it did this at least for messages.
I'd say this falls under server policy, and users that want more privacy can
select a server that offers them this.
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