[Council] [Fwd: Re: [jdev] XEP-0115: Distinguishing new usage of 'ver' attribute as hash from old usage as version string.]
stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Feb 6 16:50:19 CST 2008
As a reminder to Ian and Ralph, the latest provisional version and the
SVN diff from 1.4 are at the following URLs:
Thanks in advance for your timely votes. :)
-------- Original Message --------
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2008 15:44:04 -0700
From: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im>
To: Jabber/XMPP software development list <jdev at jabber.org>
Subject: Re: [jdev] XEP-0115: Distinguishing new usage of 'ver'
attribute as hash from old usage as version string.
Armando Jagucki wrote:
> How then can we distinguish between the new usage of 'ver' attribute as a hash
> from the old usage as version string. Am I misunderstanding something here? I
> read that the new XEP was backwards compatible with clients implementing the
> older version. What are the cache rules for these 'old' clients?
This is being clarified in version 1.5:
In particular, a 1.5-compliant caps generator MUST include the 'hash'
Now if only the remaining XMPP Council members would vote on this.
Speaking of which, I'll poke them now. :)
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