[standards-jig] Scope of message events (jabber:x:event)

Iain Shigeoka iainshigeoka at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 13 18:40:07 UTC 2002

+1  What Julian said.  :)


On 3/12/02 1:11 PM, "Julian Missig" <julian at jabber.org> wrote:

> Personally, I say if it doesn't cause any undue harm, let people use it
> for more generic message events if they want to. From my point of view I
> think it would be helpful. Are there any problems in doing that?
> On Tue, 2002-03-12 at 07:16, DJ Adams wrote:
>> Hi all
>> I wrote up the jabber:x:event stuff into a JEP [1] [2] recently. So
>> I had this information swimming about in my head.
>> Then I was looking at one of the new 1.4.2 features jer added - to
>> allow store'n'forward of packets to a disconnected component.
>> I decided to hack on it a bit and add support to that new feature
>> for the jabber:x:expire namespace [3], so packet TTLs are honoured,
>> and for the jabber:x:delay namespace (a simple "offline storage"
>> stamp). 
>> So I added support for x:expire and x:delay ...  Then I thought -
>> hmm, how about support for jabber:x:event? At least,
>> support for the 'offline' event. All the talk, usage, and feeling
>> about jabber:x:event so far has implied (to me, at least) an
>> orientation towards JSMness, rather than a global mechanism for
>> (message) events. But perhaps it would be a good idea to be able to
>> know if your message was stored offline on the way to a service
>> (component)...
>> What does anyone else thing? We already have one restriction - that
>> it applies to <message/>s only. Do we want this further (hitherto
>> implied) restriction that it applies to JSM traffic only? I don't
>> think so, but then again, that's what this list is for - to ask :-)
>> dj
>> [1] http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0022.html
>> [2] I've already submitted a new version that contains typo corrections
>>     but it hasn't reached HTML format yet ...
>> [3] I've just submitted this as a JEP too, should be appearing soon on
>>     the jeplist
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