[Standards] XEP-0045 message ids

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Wed Nov 10 14:28:36 UTC 2010


On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 2:01 PM, Matthew Wild <mwild1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> If the sender chooses to generate unique ids on their stream then
> uniqueness is preserved per JID pair.

This is, in fact, untrue  as there are multiple streams at play. While
the sender will end up with unique ids unless they screw up, the
receiver can easily receive duplicate ids, for a variety of reasons
including being longer-lived than the sender, and the sender using
resource overloading.

/K



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