[standards-jig] field standardization (JEP-0068)

Joe Hildebrand jhildebrand at jabber.com
Fri Apr 25 20:07:02 UTC 2003


>>>>> "stpeter" == Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at jabber.org> writes:

    stpeter> <field var="FORM_NS" type="hidden">
    stpeter>   <value>http://jabber.org/protocol/muc#owner</value>
    stpeter> </field> 
    stpeter> <field var="FORM_TYPE" type="hidden">
    stpeter>   <value>configuration</value>
    stpeter> </field>

    stpeter> Alternatively we could overload the FORM_TYPE value:

    stpeter> <field var="FORM_TYPE" type="hidden">
    stpeter>   <value>http://jabber.org/protocol/muc#owner:creation</value>
    stpeter> </field>

    stpeter> But that seems a bit hackish.

    stpeter> Maybe I'm making too much out of this, and sub-namespaces

The latter was my original thought.  I don't think it's hackish; it's
just a unique identifier.  It could just as easily be:

<field var="FORM_TYPE" type="hidden">
   <value>{CB5416DE-6C88-4af6-A5BB-142EEE848DCC}</value>
</field>

-- 
Joe Hildebrand




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