[Standards] [XEP-0030] we can't get basic information on a bare JID without presence subscription

Kevin Smith kevin.smith at isode.com
Wed Jan 19 13:22:16 UTC 2022


Bordering on off-topic, but:

------ Original Message ------
From: "Florian Schmaus" <flo at geekplace.eu>
To: standards at xmpp.org
Sent: 19/01/2022 11:20:56
Subject: Re: [Standards] [XEP-0030] we can't get basic information on a 
bare JID without presence subscription

>On 19/01/2022 11.17, Daniel Gultsch wrote> Or in other words. Without presence subscription you get only the
>><identity category='pubsub' type='pep'/> (and related features) and
>>with presence subscription you also get <identity category='account'
>>type='registered'/> and features related to the account.
>
>Returning different results to disco#info (and disco#items) depending on who queries seems like something that has the potential to great damage. I also think that this is nothing we currently endorse, specify or see in the wild.
Just for what it's worth, at least providing different disco#items based 
on access to people is definitely done in the wild, e.g. for MUC rooms 
to only be listed to people who have access to them.

/K



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