[standards-jig] OOB JEP

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Dec 17 04:23:32 UTC 2002


Good point. This was not the intended usage originally but I see no reason
to prohibit URI schemes other than http:// -- I could envision mailto: and
ftp:// in addition to callto: (heck, even gopher:// ;). I'll work this in
sometime soon.

/psa

On Tue, 17 Dec 2002, Sebastiaan 'CBAS' Deckers wrote:

> Looks great, but I would like to note that jabber:iq:oob and 
> jabber:x:oob can be used for more that just "http:" URLs.
> Current client implementations use jabber:iq:oob for things like 
> NetMeeting invitations by sending a "callto:" URL, relying on the same 
> accept/denied (result/error) confirmation.  Can this be noted in the JEP 
> so developers add extra validation to their software?  I know many old 
> clients break when you send them a callto URL.  This can be avoided by a 
> "warning" in the JEP.
> --
> Sebastiaan
> 
> 
> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> > Well, that was quick!
> > 
> > http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0066.html
> > 
> > Peter
> > 
> > --
> > Peter Saint-Andre
> > Jabber Software Foundation
> > http://www.jabber.org/people/stpeter.php
> > 
> > On Mon, 16 Dec 2002, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>I just realized that there is no official documentation on the old
> >>jabber:x:oob and jabber:iq:oob namespaces. I'll write up a short JEP
> >>documenting them soon.
> >>
> >>Peter
> 
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