[standards-jig] pubsub usability for avatars and similar stuff

Jacek Konieczny jajcus at bnet.pl
Fri Jul 18 16:11:26 UTC 2003

On Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 08:30:49AM -0600, Peter Millard wrote:
> Jacek Konieczny wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I think some kind of disco request to the server, which would return
> > base of user-writable nodes, should be used.
> I can appreciate the desire for this, but I would think that the "instant-node"
> concept presented in the JEP (see Example 6) would typically be used by clients
> if they just need a node to store stuff into. This allows a client to just
> discover the service, then create a node, and start publishing to it. The pubsub
> server will automatically create a node-id using it's own hierarchy, or an
> un-used opaque string.

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. I read (skim read read in
fact) the JEP twice and didn't noticed that. And this seems realy the
right solution. This could IMHO be mentioned in avatar JEP too otherwise
things look more complicated then they are.


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