[Standards-JIG] Re: proto-JEP: Stream Acking

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri Oct 29 16:47:10 UTC 2004


In article <clsg1s$7hn$1 at sea.gmane.org>,
 Nolan Eakins <sneakin at semanticgap.com> wrote:

> Well, if the prefix must be included in the <stream> it would be possible to
> completely forgo feature negotiation. The client (or server for s2s) would
> specify the prefix for JEP-Ack's namespace. The server would notice it, and
> send back a <stream> w/ the prefix specified too. Both parties would know
> that they're going to be acking from the start. The initiating party would
> only send acks if and only if the receiving party specified a prefix for
> JEP-Ack.

Implicit feature negotiation seems like a bad idea in general, and in 
particular it seems like a bad idea for stanza acks.

/psa




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