[Standards-JIG] Re: Discovering of less concrete features

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Oct 28 20:35:24 UTC 2004


In article 
<200410271601.47435.justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com>,
 Justin Karneges <justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com> wrote:

> If you consider that you need an XMPP connection to in order to perform 
> service discovery, then checking for SRV or IPv6 support over this connection 
> seems minimally useful.  At best it could facilitate the collection of 
> statistics.  Checking for in-protocol things like stringprep is redundant, 
> since xmpp-core requires this.  It's bad enough that clients have to support 
> non-1.0 and 1.0, it would be worse if there were a bunch of 1.0 variations.

It might also help me find a server that might be more useful to me.
 
> Now, offline message support might be nice to know.  Ditto for message 
> archiving, although we do have a namespace for that already in JEP-0136.

For support of that protocol specifically, yes. But what if I want to 
know if the person I'm chatting with logs conversations in any format 
(maybe messages go into a database or whatever)?

/psa




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