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

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Feb 6 18:02:26 CST 2008


Armando Jagucki wrote:
> 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.

Yes, I think so. If only our remaining XMPP Council members would vote
on it. :)

Peter

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