[Standards] Privacy lists and the order of items

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Tue May 12 13:11:16 UTC 2009


On Tue May 12 08:31:44 2009, Jiří Zárevúcký wrote:
> That's another problem. As Peter pointed out to me earlier, no XMPP
> spec ever enforced a particular child order (if the order wouldn't
> make a semantic difference in XMPP). If it comes to signing, we can
> specify that unordered elements are to be ordered by some algorithm.

Ah, but we can assume that no reordering is allowed, typically. In  
this case, however, recordering of XML *is* explicitly allowed.

As I said, though, I'm not sure that we'll ever care about signing  
privacy lists.

Dave.
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