[jdev] Offline messages XEPs interoperability (XEPs 0013 and XEP-0160)

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Feb 21 17:51:16 UTC 2014

On 2/21/14, 10:49 AM, Christian Schudt wrote:
>> Well, feedback would be good. My impression is that people haven't implemented and deployed XEP-0013 very much. If that's false or if you find it useful, please speak up. :-)
> Personally I don't find XEP-0013 very useful and others probably, too, which might be a reason, that it's not widely implemented.
>  From an end user's perspective (client) I wouldn't want to first retrieve the number of offline messages, then the headers and then retrieve single messages and maybe even delete some of them (purge).
> I'd rather just want to retrieve all full offline messages directly, in the same way as I would retrieve them while being online.
> But maybe others have some good use cases for it.

Well, it's basically POP. And who still uses POP? ;-)


Peter Saint-Andre

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