[Standards] RFC vs privacy lists

Yann Leboulanger asterix at lagaule.org
Wed Apr 27 21:28:45 UTC 2011

On 04/27/2011 10:42 PM, Remko Tronçon wrote:
>> So a client is not allowed to send an iq to its server if this anti-spam
>> rule is set?
> I'm not quite following why it's not ok to send an iq to your own server?
> The XEP says that privacy lists block *incoming* IQs (that is,
> 'incoming' from the point of view of the client, so from other
> entities on the network than your client). It should be ok to send IQ
> requests to anywhere you like. If your server blocks IQs you are
> sending, something sounds wrong with that server (as this is about
> *outgoing* IQs). And it's even worse if it's blocking outgoing IQs to
> the server *itself* (like disco#info).

No, the outgoing iq is not blocked, but the reply is.
So a client sends an iq, but nver get an answer, which is against the RFC.


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