[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Anonymous unique occupant identifiers for MUCs

Philipp Hörist philipp at hoerist.com
Tue Jul 16 20:51:03 UTC 2019


Ah i get it, you could with brute force just try to hash JIDs and
deanonymize the participants.

Philipp

Am Di., 16. Juli 2019 um 22:47 Uhr schrieb Philipp Hörist <
philipp at hoerist.com>:

> Hi,
>
> Yes looks useful, although i would say lets not turn it into something it
> does not try to be. (Making MUCs more anonym)
>
> What i wonder is though how servers calculate the id, why use a random
> seed? why not just a hash of some unique strings, like MUC JID + user jid.
>
> Randomness would only introduce the problem that if the server storage is
> lost somehow and new setup that IDs are not the same anymore.
> But maybe i dont see how a random seed improves something here
>
> Regards
> Philipp
>
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