[Standards] LAST CALL: XEP-0255 (Location Query)
dave at cridland.net
Wed May 19 11:03:01 UTC 2010
On Fri May 14 05:15:13 2010, Bernard Aboba wrote:
> Having gone through the (somewhat painful) process of editing RFC
> (see http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-geopriv-rfc3825bis) and
> having to
> carefully delineate between the meaning of the terms "uncertainty"
> "resolution", I would recommend that the authors think very
> carefully about
> the meaning of the term "accuracy" in this document.
This seems worth thinking about, although it has obvious knock-on
effects to XEP-0080 (where we actually publish the data we got
through XEP-0255 to the world).
> The other thing that strikes me about this document is that doesn't
> much about distinguishing between third party queries and a host
> for its own location. This distinction has a number of privacy
> implications and has led to quite a bit of angst within the GEOPRIV
> WG, as
> reflected in documents such as the HELD identity extensions
> document (see
> I'd also recommend the authors of the HELD extensions document as
> sources of information about the ins and outs of location
> privacy issues, etc. Though after talking to them, you'll know
> doubt learn
> things that you might wish you had learned earlier.
I think this only applies to XEP-0080, and I think we have privacy
covered there, via PEP.
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