[Standards] XEP-0297: max-forwards

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Thu Aug 1 16:24:24 UTC 2013


On Thu, Aug 1, 2013 at 5:21 PM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
> Other technologies that support forwarding limit the number of
> forwards (where the max-forwards is decremented each time the message
> is forwarded). It seems that we probably need something like this in
> XEP-0297 so that we avoid infinite loops.

Except that 297 on its own doesn't do automatic forwarding, and so
doesn't seem to be able to cause an infinite loop.

It's possible that things using 297 would need this. Do you know of
any scenarios this could happen?

/K



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