[standards-jig] extending disco#info result

Jacek Konieczny jajcus at bnet.pl
Fri Feb 20 13:07:46 UTC 2004


On Fri, Feb 20, 2004 at 12:24:59PM -0000, Ian Paterson wrote:
> Now that infobits has gone, can we decide between extending disco#info
> results (JEP-30) generically with x:data or with different namespaces
> depending on the entity?

IMHO namespaced elements seem better in most cases. x:data may be good
for data which structure is not well known or defined.

> Here is a MUC example with x:data. The <identity/> element should give the
> client enough information to correctly interpret the name/value pairs in
> each <field/>:

IMHO "Field Standardization for Data Forms" should be used to define
data meaning, not the disco <identity/>. The data form should be
self-contained.

Greets,
	Jacek



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