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

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Thu Jan 22 23:30:42 UTC 2009

On Thu Jan 22 22:45:48 2009, Joe Hildebrand wrote:
> On Jan 21, 2009, at 2:31 PM, Remko Tronçon wrote:
>> Shouldn't it be specified how the 'value' field should be  
>> interpreted
>> for things like 'icon' etc.? Should this be limited to http URIs? I
>> guess it is with data forms, because you can only have one string  
>> as a
>> value child?
> Yes, this should be specified.
XEP-0221? XEP-0231?

>> Shouldn't the security considerations mention something about  
>> fetching
>> the icons OOB? (i.e. exposing unwanted information about location
>> etc., potential malicious files, ...)
> Yes.  Particularly since there have been attacks against various  
> image  libraries.

New XEP suggestion: server mediated BoB resolution.

(Client asks local [trusted] server, which fetches image, checks it,  

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