[PubSub] Requesting items on a node without items

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu Apr 16 14:43:44 CDT 2009

On 12/15/08 7:06 AM, Christophe Romain wrote:
> Hi
> From http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0060.html#subscriber-retrieve-error
> There is no error case to handle nodes without items.
> it's not clear to me if this is an error case or not. should the service
> reply en empty items list ?
> note that item-not-found error is returned if the node does not exists.

Probably it makes sense to do what we do in disco: return an empty
element. Here I think that would be the <items/> element, like so:

<iq type='result'
    to='francisco at denmark.lit/barracks'
  <pubsub xmlns='http://jabber.org/protocol/pubsub'>
    <items node='princely_musings'/>


Peter Saint-Andre

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