[jdev] Resource binding
justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com
Thu Feb 11 22:12:12 CST 2010
On Thursday 11 February 2010 19:53:10 Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> On 1/30/10 9:22 AM, Tomasz Sterna wrote:
> > Dnia 2010-01-29, pią o godzinie 07:52 -0700, Peter Saint-Andre pisze:
> >> You mean http://xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/private-muc.html I suppose.
> >> It's not clear to me if we absolutely need multi-resource support in
> >> order to have private MUCs. And I wouldn't want to have a dependency
> >> on the server to provide private MUCs anyway.
> > One may always establish multiple connections to bring up more
> > resources.
> > But I think resource binding is way simpler method.
> > BTW: What was the exact reasons for dropping it?
> > I didn't find it nor confusing, nor hard to implement.
> That's helpful feedback.
> > Pros:
> > - does not add another flow, just reuse existing one
> > - easy to implement (servers already support one resource bind and
> > multiple connections from one client)
> > - very straightforward once you get what resource bind is
> > (and you need to bind one)
> > Cons:
> > - ??
> - Changing the existing flows for resource binding
> - Managing multiple resources on the client side
> - Knowing when the session is really finished
> I'm sure were other reasons but I'd need to re-read the list archives to
> remember them.
Also, the feature seemed to come out of left field. Maybe I missed the
discussion, but to me it felt like this feature was just a case of "Why Not?"
rather than being born from real necessity. That doesn't make it a bad
thing, but I want to remind that we should be conservative about our changes
to the core specs.
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