[Standards] Stanza Size Limits (was Re: [jdev] Communicate between two client instances of the same ID)
stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu Sep 4 17:19:32 UTC 2008
Justin Karneges wrote:
> this enforcement is needed not because we need to
> protect the poor little client, but because if the client and server don't
> agree on the same value then it becomes super easy to DoS the client. All a
> remote user needs to do is send a message that is larger than the client max,
> but smaller than the server max. It is critical that the client and server
> agree on the same maximum value.
Aha, now I see. Yes, this is critical.
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