[jdev] pubsub and MUC

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Sun Nov 22 10:05:59 CST 2009

On 11/22/09 6:30 AM, cw wrote:
> May i know is pubsub a subset of MUC extension? The reason I asking is
> because arent by using MUC can create broadcast message like pubsub as
> well. so any advantage of directly using pubsub rather than MUC?

MUC (in fact "groupchat") predates pubsub by at least 4 years. Yes,
conceptually, MUC follows the generic "pubsub" or "observer" pattern,
but XEP-0045 is not based on XEP-0060 in any way.


Peter Saint-Andre

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