[standards-jig] 5 new JEPs

Julian Missig julian at jabber.org
Sun Jun 29 19:07:38 UTC 2003


On Sunday, June 29, 2003, at 01:30 PM, Sebastiaan Deckers wrote:
> Jacek Konieczny wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 29, 2003 at 10:08:14AM -0600, Dave Smith wrote:
>>> I disagree that gateways must use resources in legacy user JIDs -- 
>>> even some Jabber clients don't do that.
>>>
>>
>> Jabber client can't work without resource - this is illegal in XMPP. 
>> So
>> why don't use resource in legacy user JIDs?
>>
> Not having resources for contacts on a transport is a convenient way 
> to disable filetransfers and other features in the client.
> If a contact does not have a resource, then the client can not send an 
> <iq> to it.
> For example my client sends a regular jabber:iq:oob for filetransfer 
> to Jabber contacts, and sends the file URL in a message body when the 
> contact does not have a resource.  This way transport contacts simply 
> click the URL in their chatwindow and they receive the file.  Works 
> great!

That's the kind of stuff we should be handling with service discovery, 
not JabberID hacks.

Julian




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