[Standards] Idea for std. Being implemented here @ wirelessfactory

Pedro Melo melo at simplicidade.org
Thu Jun 18 10:32:27 UTC 2009

On Jun 18, 2009, at 8:25 AM, Mads Randstoft wrote:

> We use XMPP as communications layer in a larger service system build  
> as a cloud system with many autonomous services that work together  
> to perform a service. All of the communication for the service RPCs  
> are done using ad-hoc commands with XEP-0244 (iodata) as payload.  
> What I propose for a std. is the extension we are currently working  
> on together with Tigase. "Store and Forward of ad-hoc+iodata" stanzas.
> We found that we needed a way to ensure delivery of some commands  
> even in the face of offline recipients, takeing the offline messages  
> as basic idea, we are designing an addon for XMPP servers that will  
> allow specified <iq><command> stanzas to offline clients to be  
> stored in case of client being offline and sent to the client when  
> this client again comes online. Since not all commands should be  
> stored, it must be possible to configure which types of commands are  
> stored, based on command nodes.

This seems a lot like queueing to me. There was a XEP for Queuing over  
PubSub. Would that match your scenario?

Best regards,
Pedro Melo
Blog: http://www.simplicidade.org/notes/
XMPP ID: melo at simplicidade.org

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