[standards-jig] Packet Header JEP

Joe Hildebrand JHildebrand at jabber.com
Wed May 22 17:22:03 CDT 2002


I thought we decided that JEP-0011 was informational.

What I'd guess is that once disco is done, JEP-0033 will be dependent on
JEP-0030, disco will be required, and the agents and browse will just be
suggestions.

-- 
Joe Hildebrand
Chief Architect
Jabber, Inc. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Julian Missig [mailto:julian at jabber.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2002 2:31 PM
> To: standards-jig at jabber.org
> Subject: Re: [standards-jig] Packet Header JEP
> 
> 
> On Wed, 2002-05-22 at 15:50, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> > I've just published a new standards-track JEP for 
> discussion by the fine
> > standards-minded folks on this email list. The JEP 
> describes a protocol
> > for packet headers and is intended to supersede the old 
> jabber:x:envelope
> > namespace. Check it out here:
> > 
> > http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0033.html
> > 
> > Thanks!
> > 
> > Peter
> 
> Joe:
> Ok, so why is it that a conforming agent MUST respond to 
> iq:agents, but
> only MAY respond to iq:browse? One of the major reasons for iq:browse
> was to replace iq:agents, and an effective way to get people to move
> forward in adopting iq:browse is to make it the requirement instead of
> iq:agents... otherwise, why would I bother implementing browse if
> everything requires agent and browse is optional?
> 
> Julian
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