[standards-jig] JEP-0050 :: nodes

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon May 5 22:00:06 UTC 2003


On Thu, May 01, 2003 at 09:40:27AM -0600, Peter Millard wrote:
> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> [SNIP]
> > This is where I get confused, because there's no such example in
> > JEP-0030. How does responder know what node='config' is? Is it
> > guaranteed to be unique? Is this node name registered with the Jabber
> > Registrar? It's not explicitly "scoped" under the 'commands' node, so
> > we've seemingly switched out a sub-node for a top-level node. Call me
> > obsessive-compulsive, but this seems a bit odd.
> 
> The way I've been looking at it, the item nodes are implementation specific, ie,
> not everything will have node="config". So the original request is controller by
> the Registrar, but the others are controller and SHOULD be maintained as unique
> via the responding application.

OK, that makes sense.

> The first node is a 'meta-node' which gives us a list of all other nodes which
> can be manipulated by x-commands.
> 
> Perhaps this should be spelled out more clearly in the JEP?

+1 for spelling things out clearly. :)

--stpeter



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