[jdev] XEP-0115: Distinguishing new usage of 'ver' attribute as hash from old usage as version string.

Armando Jagucki armando.jagucki at jivesoftware.com
Wed Feb 6 18:01:38 CST 2008

On Wednesday 06 February 2008 14:44:04 Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> 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:
> http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/tmp/xep-0115-1.5.html
> In particular, a 1.5-compliant caps generator MUST include the 'hash'
> attribute.
> Now if only the remaining XMPP Council members would vote on this.
> Speaking of which, I'll poke them now. :)
> Peter

Thanks stpeter.

Version 1.5 looks to have some great improvements in addition to the 
clarification about this issue.

Armando Jagucki

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