[Standards] Query of XEP for PING

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Thu May 22 12:34:35 UTC 2014

On 22 May 2014 08:03, priya v <pria.v03 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Security Considerations under XEP for PING (XEP-0199) states this -
> "If a connected resource receives a ping request but it does not want to
> reveal its network availability to the sender for any reason (e.g., because
> the sender is not authorized to know the connected resource's
> availability), then it too MUST reply with a <service-unavailable/> error."
> How does one determine if the sender is authorized or not authorized to
> know the connected resources's availability?
The presence subscription state (ie, in the roster) would tell you this.
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