[Standards] XEP-0249: Missing password field?

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Nov 18 19:13:39 UTC 2009


On 10/16/09 4:32 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> On 10/16/09 1:37 PM, Matthew A. Miller wrote:
>> I was going over XEP-0249 and noticed that there is no <password/>
>> field.  In fact, there's no discussion on passwords in the XEP that I
>> could see.
> 
>> This seems like an omission to me, especially considering <reason/> is
>> allowed (presumably for parity with XEP-0045 mediated invites).
> 
> I think you're right that this was an oversight. We added the 'reason'
> attribute to XEP-0249 to ensure feature parity between direct and
> mediated invitations, so adding a 'password' attribute would make sense
> as well (with appropriate security considerations!).

Provisionally added:

http://xmpp.org/extensions/tmp/xep-0249-1.1.html

/psa

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