Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Apr 17 16:33:01 CDT 2009

On 2/11/09 12:28 PM, Ralph Meijer wrote:
> On 2009-02-11 18:05, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> Ralph Meijer wrote:
>>> On 2009-02-11 16:32, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>>> [..]
>>> The only 'harm' I can see from a technical perspective is the '+notify'
>>> feature, as I mentioned in another message:
>>>   http://mail.jabber.org/pipermail/pubsub/2009-February/000097.html
>>> The only solution I can think of, is to redefine +notify to restrict on
>>> node identifier, not on payload namespace. This probably coincides with
>>> real-world use. I'd like to hear from implementors that followed the
>>> specification to the letter.
>> I think we already decided that at XMPP Summit #5 (Portland) after some
>> discussion among implementors there. So version 1.12 of XEP-0060 has a
>> revision note "Harmonized definition of +notify feature with
>> implementation reality."
> We did have this discussion, and I've seen the revision note, but that
> doesn't make the actual prose better. Apart from the boxed note, the
> description of the working of the filtering is still the same: you
> subscribe to everything and then the items are filtered on the namespace
> of the payload. The boxed note just says that it works like we want in
> PEP because there is only one node per namespace.

You're right about the text. I will clean that up during the current
revision process.


Peter Saint-Andre

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