[Standards] RFC vs privacy lists

Matthew Wild mwild1 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 28 13:20:59 UTC 2011

On 28 April 2011 14:16, Yann Leboulanger <asterix at lagaule.org> wrote:
> Le 28/04/2011 14:12, Remko Tronçon a écrit :
>>> I thought we had established "incoming" means incoming from the client's
>>> POV.
>> Right, i actually meant the whole chain, up to and including the
>> server part (up to the stanza router).
>> It doesn't make sense to filter out stanzas from your own server (not
>> talking about the ones from other users on your server). But the XEP
>> could use some more specification of what "incoming" really is to
>> avoid this problem of shooting yourself in the foot.
> if that could be written in XEP-0016 that incoming iq is from a client to
> another client, or at least not from user's server to user, that would be
> perfect I think.
> And probably that "clients should not send iq get|set to jid that are
> blocked"

Why not just clarify that privacy lists only block incoming iqs of
type "set"/"get"? Doesn't that solve everything in the least
surprising way?


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