[jdev] Monthly XMPP Meeting
stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu Mar 12 21:47:07 CDT 2009
On 3/12/09 8:31 PM, Brett Zamir wrote:
>> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> To: Jabber/XMPP
>> software development list <jdev at jabber.org> Sent: Friday, March 13,
>> 2009 2:15:12 AM Subject: Re: [jdev] Monthly XMPP Meeting
>> On 3/12/09 12:13 PM, Jonathan Schleifer wrote:
>>> Am 12.03.2009 um 18:59 schrieb Peter Saint-Andre:
>>>> On 3/10/09 1:00 AM, Nathan Fritz wrote:
>>>>> XMPP sucks because the namespaces are incredibly inconsistent
>>>> Could you explain that more?
>>> I guess he's talking about jabber:iq:* vs. urn:xmpp:* vs.
>> I think so too. It can't really be helped. At least we're
>> consistent now...
> While I think it is reasonable for a spec to maintain usage of such
> namespace forms for historical reasons (unless creating a new version
> of the spec entirely), since Pubsub is still only a draft, I think it
> really would be less confusing for it to change the namespace issue
> for the creating nodes action, to be under the Pubsub #owner
> namespace, as with the other owner tasks. Although I understand it is
> yet another change for previous implementers
And *not* backwards-compatible. I think this is a non-starter.
> and I don't want to beat
> a dead horse, if a spec is not internally consistent with its usages,
> I really think that should be addressed.
> Sorry I missed the meeting,
There will be others. :)
> but I'm still really eager to know about
> whether Data Forms could be changed to support real namespaces.
I'll have to look up your older messages about that. I'm still
struggling to catch up on email (~1000 messages in my inbox) and finish
my action items from the XMPP Summit, plus deal with fun problems like
the recent outbreak of groupchat spammers on the XMPP network...
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