On Freitag, 9. März 2018 18:16:25 CET Sam Whited wrote: > On Fri, Mar 9, 2018, at 10:53, Georg Lukas wrote: > > as part of Easy XMPP I wanted to have a way to completely migrate from > > one account to another, or to be able to move a subset of your contacts > > to another (local) JID. > > What is the use case you're trying to address here? And who do you expect to > use this feature? It doesn't seem like something that's broadly useful or > that would make normal users lives easier in any significant way.
IANAL, but it might actually be a mandatory (or at least strongly suggested) feature for entities offering services within the EU due to the EU-GPDR. See Article 20 <https://gdpr-info.eu/art-20-gdpr/>: > In exercising his or her right to data portability pursuant to paragraph 1, > the data subject shall have the right to have the personal data transmitted > directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible. Aside from that, Georgs arguments for "servers which become unmaintained" are very sound. kind regards, Jonas
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