[Standards] Anonymous SASL and Presence

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Tue Jun 30 15:22:18 UTC 2009


On Tue Jun 30 16:20:25 2009, Jiří Zárevúcky wrote:
> 2009/6/30 Dave Cridland <dave at cridland.net>:
> > On Tue Jun 30 15:33:35 2009, Matthew Wild wrote:
> >>
> >> It does. Anonymous users get given a unique (~random) JID, with  
> an
> >> empty roster. So you /can/ send presence, you just either have  
> to send
> >> it to a known address, or add people to your temporary roster  
> first.
> >
> > FWIW, although I agree that's what *should* happen, nothing in the
> > specifications available says that's what does.
> >
> 
> Actually, XMPP-IM does. At least for broadcasts as long as roster is
> enabled. Of course the roster may be disabled. Routing of directed
> presences is not strictly required, too.

No, I meant the "unique (~random) JID", and the "empty" or "temporary  
roster". None of those things are specified.

What happens if you have a roster is, of course, specified.

Dave.
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