[Standards] Password protected rooms

Michael Grigutsch migri at i-pobox.net
Mon Feb 9 19:34:28 UTC 2009


Kevin Smith wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 1:33 PM, Matt Ford <matt at dancingfrog.co.uk> wrote:
>> The question is "is it sensible?" should the spec change or is it a bug in
>> ejabberd?
> 
> It's both - it's a bug in ejabberd that it doesn't follow the spec,
> and it's a bug in the spec because that's not sensible :)
> 
> The spec should be changed.


I second that. I think it should be enough, if the normal users have to use the
password. There is no need for it, if the joining JID has administrator or owner status.
Having that status is IMHO a higher security level which should override the simple
password protection.

/MiGri
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