[Standards] PAM Source Selection

Georg Lukas georg at op-co.de
Wed Sep 7 09:20:59 UTC 2016


* Kevin Smith <kevin.smith at isode.com> [2016-09-07 11:19]:
> It’s not clear to me that another stanza is necessary, and that this
> can’t come out of normal caps handling by the server. It’s probably
> not the end of the world to have one, but I think I would be inclined
> to start investigating things in terms of the traditional caps
> mechanism, and then upgrade to a new stanza when we find it’s needed.
> I’m relatively low-F on this (maybe 4ish).

I think the biggest problem with adding this to caps is privacy. You
don't want your MIX whitelist/blacklist to leak to third parties, and it
will be a significant amout of work on the server to rewrite all caps
and presence stanzas from a client to filter that out.


Georg
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