[standards-jig] Version 0.5 of JEP-0045

Richard Dobson richard at dobson-i.net
Mon Sep 23 23:28:44 UTC 2002


> However, is this really necessary?
>
> What are the potentially dangerous or confusing scenarios y'all have in
> mind here? I could open an XML debug window or use telnet to send you a
> message of type="groupchat" and your client might treat that as a 
> reason
> to launch a groupchat interface rather than a regular old chat 
> interface.
> Anything else?

I expect that is the possible problem people are thinking of but isn't 
that really a case of a client mishandling a packet (i.e. a bug) and no 
problem with the protocol, so its up to the client developers in 
question to fix their software, so I dont think there is any need for 
it.

Richard





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