[standards-jig] JEP-0079 - Some Thoughts

Matthew A. Miller linuxwolf at outer-planes.no-ip.com
Mon May 5 22:02:50 UTC 2003


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On Mon, 2003-05-05 at 14:52, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> On Mon, May 05, 2003 at 10:19:54AM -0700, Matthew A. Miller wrote:
> 
> > Just so y'all don't assume JEP-0079 (Message Delivery Semantics) is
> > dead, here's some thoughts on the matter from the author (-:
> 
> It's a bit young to be dead already. :)
> 
> > "RETURN RECEIPT" (aka "Delivery Confirmation")
> 
> Don't we already have this in JEP-0022 anyway (well, mostly)?
> 
> > "INTERMEDIATES"
> > This is an issue that Marshall Rose pointed out.  As currently defined,
> > JEP-0079 does not take intermediate servers into account.  Some
> > suggestions that have been made for this include:
> > 
> > 1)  Add a "must-process" attribute to each <rule/>, specifying whether
> > the outer-most servers must process this rule ("firstlast") or every
> > server in the route must process this rule ("each").  Additionally, each
> > rule definition specifies whether this flag applies (e.g. condition
> > "match-resource" does not apply, as only the last server can determine
> > this).
> > 2)  Include a <stream:features/> for announcing JEP-0079.  This feature
> > is to ensure that each hop in the route used to deliver the message can
> > handle the processing rules.  The specific details of this added feature
> > are TBD.
> 
> I'd be +1 on this stuff.
> 
> > Comments, questions, thoughts?
> 
> When do we see a new version? :)
> 
> Peter
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