[standards-jig] UPDATED: JEP-0060 (Publish-Subscribe) v 0.11

Ralph Meijer jabber.org at ralphm.ik.nu
Wed Jun 25 19:59:21 UTC 2003

On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 12:49:20PM -0600, Peter Millard wrote:
> Bob Wyman wrote:
> >>  Removed subscription notifications since they have inherent issues.
> > Could someone summarize the issues that lead to this decision?
> Ralphm and I had several discussions about them. The main issue is that due to
> typical message routing, the subscribed JID may or may not ever get the
> subscription notification. Since jabber does not provide you a way of
> garunteeing that these messags are delivered to the correct resource, it just
> doesn't seem worth the effort.
> That was the main issue, but there were others that I can't recall right now.
> Ralphm?

Yes, this was the main reason. It gets even ickier when you subscribe another



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