[Social] <iq/> or <message/> on api-like functionality over XMPP
aconbere at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 12:23:57 CDT 2008
I'm not an expert, but it seems to be based on the spec that as long
as your queries to the client (C1) are implementing a get or a set
then the probably belong in IQ stanzas.
On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 10:08 AM, Roberto Ostinelli
<roberto at ostinelli.net> wrote:
> hi all,
> just curious about a 'best practice' on using xmpp as transport for data.
> not sure if this is the kind of discussions we can have here, if not, please
> do ignore this post which will not be followed on.
> we are using an xmpp server S1 to handle all a-sync an sync communication
> between two XMPP clients, C1 and C2.
> the flow is as follows: C1 sends data to C2 through S1, and C2 has to reply
> to C1 wether the transmitted data is coherent with a series of computation
> that can only be handled by C2.
> were this to be a client-server case, i would use a custom namespace on a
> <iq/> stanza [for request-response functionality]. however, since the flow
> of this communication is C1-S1-C2-S1-C1, would you recommend still using
> <iq/> or a <message/> stanza instead?
> thank you.
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