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

Matthew A. Miller linuxwolf at outer-planes.net
Sat Oct 30 08:39:01 UTC 2004


It's not that acks are bad, but that implicit featue negotiation *for 
acks* is bad.  He is simply reinforcing his point.

And yes, implicit feature negotiation is a very bad idea.  Just because 
one end supports it doesn't mean the other end does also.

On Fri, 29 Oct 2004 11:13pm, Nolan Eakins wrote:
> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>>  Implicit feature negotiation seems like a bad idea in general, and in
>>  particular it seems like a bad idea for stanza acks.
>
> Implicit feature negotiation maybe be a bad idea, but can I ask why 
> acks are
> a bad idea?
>
> - Nolan


-  LW

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