[Standards] Anonymous SASL and Presence

Jiří Zárevúcky zarevucky.jiri at gmail.com
Tue Jun 30 15:25:19 UTC 2009

2009/6/30 Dave Cridland <dave at cridland.net>:
> 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.

There is nothing that would classify "random JID" as something
special. The same applies to "empty" and "temporary" roster. And you
can't say rules of XMPP-IM don't apply to them.

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

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