[Summit] Tigase and version attribute on stream element..

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu Jul 22 21:13:16 CST 2010


On 7/22/10 3:11 PM, Dave Cridland wrote:
> On Thu Jul 22 19:28:52 2010, Steffen Larsen wrote:
>> Sorry for the top posting, but I'm in a hurry here at OSCON..
>>
>> Sounds reasonable both what Kevin and Matt said, I've just read that
>> part of the specs too. :-)
>> But then shouldn't we change our XSD to have the version attribute to
>> be mandatory then?. Or do we still wish to keep it because of backward
>> capabilities?
> 
> We don't want backwards compatibility, but our customers do... :-)
> 
> M-Link's rule is:
> 
> If it sees version, it sends version and features.
> 
> If it doesn't, it sends neither.
> 
> This is because we found servers (and clients) that choked if they saw
> either features or a version number in the wild.

Yep, and that's what the spec recommends.

BTW draft-ietf-xmpp-3920bis is in its second Working Group Last Call
right now at the IETF, so time is running short to provide feedback
about the schemas or anything else. :)

Peter

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