[Standards] [E2E] Why we need a <body> element

Jonathan Schleifer js-xmpp-standards at webkeks.org
Tue Sep 30 13:23:42 UTC 2008

Dirk Meyer <dmeyer at tzi.de> wrote:

> There is no statement in the XEP that the stream in inband. The
> clients can use SOCKS5 or a direct connection for the private
> stream. I do not see were you want to put the body in that case.

I'm talking about IF we use IBB, which seems what most intended to do
and is the most sane - you don't always want a direct connection when
you talk to someone, especially as this might be a privacy problem.
> If you use IQ stanzas for e2e streams they should never reach the
> wrong resource. If they do, it is a bug in the server. And even if
> they do, the receiver should rehect that IBB stanza (unknown sid) and
> the sender knows that the e2e stream is broken.

I was talking about if we use <message>.

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