[Standards-JIG] UPDATED: JEP-0030 (Service Discovery)

Richard Dobson richard at dobson-i.net
Tue Mar 16 16:16:44 UTC 2004


> On Mon, Mar 15, 2004 at 11:01:26PM -0600, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> > I see at least one outstanding issue with this JEP: it seems to me that
> > inclusion of the 'name' attribute in disco#items results is contrary to
> > the spirit of the JEP, since it requires a parent to know something more
> > than just the JID of a child node.
>
> When we have no information in disco#items result but the JID/node, that
> we need in most cases query all of the nodes with disco#info - making
> a lot of unneccessary trafic. When the name is given, than user can
> choose element he wants to know something more about. IMHO 'name'
> attribute should stay.

IMO its ok since its only an optional attribute anyway, but you must make
sure your implementations dont assume it will always be there.

Richard




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