[Standards] RFC vs privacy lists

Kim Alvefur zash at zash.se
Wed Apr 27 19:04:37 UTC 2011

> Let's say I configure a list to block all IQ for jid with 
> subscription=none (nice anti-spam rule).
> Now I don't get any iq answer to, let's say, disco#info on my server.
> That's normal because RFC [1] says that "Privacy lists MUST be the first 
> delivery rule applied by a server, superseding ..."
> But RFC also says that every IQ MUST have an answer...

It would make more sense to only block/apply lists to <iq type=get|set /> or at least have different rules for get|set and result|error

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