[Standards] LAST CALL: XEP-0198 (Stream Management)
dave at cridland.net
Wed Jun 3 20:45:09 UTC 2009
On Wed Jun 3 21:32:59 2009, Justin Karneges wrote:
> I'm not sure about BOSH, but certainly any kind of plain TCP-based
> manager. If you have an intermediate client connection manager
> that does not
> do acks, but your server core does acks, then you'd want to ensure
> connection manager doesn't try to be clever and filter anything.
> IMO this is
> a silly warning, and anyone designing a scalable server should know
> how to
> design appropriately. It's also more of an implementation note
> than a
> security note.
Sure, but as far as XMPP is concerned, there are no intermediate
client connection managers. The architecture is C2S, S2S, and P2P -
no proxy involved.
(The reality may well be different, and the reality may also include
significant security issues, but I think this would need documenting
somewhere else entirely).
Dave Cridland - mailto:dave at cridland.net - xmpp:dwd at dave.cridland.net
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