[Standards] XEP-283

Jack Viers jackcviers at gmail.com
Mon Jan 31 15:47:25 UTC 2011

On 1/30/11 9:26 PM, "Evgeniy Khramtsov" <xramtsov at gmail.com> wrote:
> 31.01.2011 08:52, tpatnoe wrote:
>> Our team is starting work on using XEP-283. Has anyone else looked at this
>> and do they see any problems with the spec as it is currently written
>> (Version 1.0)?
>> http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0283.html
>> One item which came up in our discussion, is linking an unsubscribe from an
>> old JID to a new subscribe from the new JID with a token. However, we
>> decided that just including the new JID in the unsubscribe from the old JID,
>> and the old JID in a subscribe from the new JID were enough. A token
>> provided no more assurance of authenticity.
> What I really don't like in this XEP is that it contradicts the idea of
> "keep clients simple". I think we can do the same using server-side
> redirects (we have such error type already defined in the core RFC). In
> that case a client just need to set a redirect and his/her contacts
> should process presence redirects correctly. Also, redirects can be used
> for temporary migration and not only for account removal.

Would such redirects prevent a new user from registering with the old jid
after the move?

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