[Standards-JIG] Re: Summary of roster proposal points

Jacek Konieczny jajcus at bnet.pl
Tue Sep 7 13:33:27 UTC 2004


On Tue, Sep 07, 2004 at 05:34:22PM +1000, James Bunton wrote:
> Jacek Konieczny wrote:
> > Fixing the latter is just a simple UI change ("Accept All" button below the
> > contact list).
> 
> While that would work, it's much better to give the client hints on what to 
> accept and what not too. There's a distinction between subscription requests 
> that are redundant (because the user has already authorised that contact on 
> the legacy service), and those that need to be looked at (new users).

Yes. It is not perfect. But your proposition is not perfect either. If
we are to introduce new protocol not much better that current one (which
is only badly implemented or not implemented at all) and which is
suppost to be obsoleted soon by "the right solution" then it is better
to fix current protocol implementation and wait for that "right
solution". Without any hacks.

Greets,
	Jacek



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