[Standards] XEP-0016: managing default privacy list with multiple connected resources

Andrew Biggs adb at cisco.com
Thu Jul 12 14:22:48 UTC 2012

On 07/11/2012 12:15 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> On 7/7/12 1:37 PM, Andrew Biggs wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> I was wondering if someone might be able to tell me how a server should
>> respond to the following case:
>> (0) Start with no active connections for foo at acme.com.
>> (1) A client connects as foo at acme.com/a.
>> (2) Via foo at acme.com/a, client declines the default privacy list, as in
>> example 20 of XEP-0016.
>> (3) A second client connects, as foo at acme.com/b.
>> (4) Via foo at acme.com/a, client creates a privacy list, and attempts to
>> set it as the default, as in example 18.
>> Question: should step (4) result in a<conflict/>?
> I think so, because it is consistent with business rule #11:
> "When a resource attempts to remove a list or specify a new default list
> while that list applies to a connected resource other than the sending
> resource, the server MUST return a<conflict/>  error to the sending
> resource and MUST NOT make the requested change."
Cool, that makes sense to me.  Thanks!

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