[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Message Deletion

Edwin Mons jsf at edwinm.ik.nu
Wed Aug 19 21:56:26 UTC 2015

On 19/08/15 23:44, Matthew Wild wrote:
> On 19 August 2015 at 16:44, XMPP Extensions Editor <editor at xmpp.org> wrote:
>> The XMPP Extensions Editor has received a proposal for a new XEP.
>> Title: Message Deletion
>> Abstract: This specification defines a method for indicating that a message should be removed.
>> URL: http://xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/message-deletion.html
>> The XMPP Council will decide in the next two weeks whether to accept this proposal as an official XEP.
> It's good. I wonder if it would make sense to standardize a way to say
> "This message has been removed"? Both MAM and MUC would benefit from
> such a thing.

I would like some language stating that a service MAY deny / not execute
own message removal even though it advertises the feature, e.g., when
your policy only allows admins to remove messages, especially if a more
generic way would include MAM as well.


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