[Standards] LAST CALL: XEP-0232 (Software Information)

Olivier Goffart ogoffart at kde.org
Wed Jan 21 23:29:30 UTC 2009

Le mercredi 21 janvier 2009, XMPP Extensions Editor a écrit :
> This message constitutes notice of a Last Call for comments on XEP-0232
> (Software Information).
> Abstract: This document specifies an extended data format whereby XMPP
> service discovery responses can include detailed information about the
> software application that powers a given XMPP entity for including detailed
> data about the  in service discovery responses.
> URL: http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0232.html
> This Last Call begins today and shall end at the close of business on
> 2009-02-03.
> Please consider the following questions during this Last Call and send your
> feedback to the standards at xmpp.org discussion list:
> 1. Is this specification needed to fill gaps in the XMPP protocol stack or
> to clarify an existing protocol? 2. Does the specification solve the
> problem stated in the introduction and requirements? 3. Do you plan to
> implement this specification in your code? If not, why not? 4. Do you have
> any security concerns related to this specification? 5. Is the
> specification accurate and clearly written?
> Your feedback is appreciated!

Why do we need to send icons URL for status? I think it will just confuse the 
user if each cotact has different icons for different statuses.

I see also that as a potential security issue that can reveal user's presence 
+ IP (while following the links)
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