[Standards-JIG] iq for ibb

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Dec 5 22:55:55 UTC 2006

Maciek Niedzielski wrote:
> Mridul wrote:
>>  Since iq has also been introduced for ibb recently
>> (http://www.jabberstudio.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/cvs/xmpp/extensions/xep-0047.xml?r1=1.2&r2=1.4),
>> is there any way for client to declare that they prefer or support one
>> over other ? None of the older clients are going to understand iq ibb
>> stanzas for example : same for servers.
> Other idea to solve this at the implementation level:
> If I try sending iq, but other peer doesn't support them, it returns
> feature-not-implemented. Then I can retry sending a message.

Well a good XMPP application should already return such an error (either
feature-not-implemented or service-unavailable). That's why IQ is so
nice. :-)


Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation

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