[Standards-JIG] SHIM Store header

Joe Hildebrand hildjj at gmail.com
Mon Aug 8 18:06:32 UTC 2005


I agree.  Let's remove Store:.

On 8/5/05, Ian Paterson <ian.paterson at clientside.co.uk> wrote:
> The purpose of SHIM, as stated in the Introduction, is "to ensure proper
> processing by the recipient of an XML stanza". So servers should be able
> to ignore SHIM.
> 
> Also, the TTL header "MUST NOT be used for routing or delivery of XML
> stanzas, since that function is already served by Advanced Message
> Processing" (JEP-0079).
> 
> However, the description of the Store header is not perfectly consistent
> with the rest of the JEP. The header specifies "whether the stanza may
> be stored or archived by the recipient *or an interim processor such as
> a router*".
> 
> This makes servers more complex and less efficient, since they have to
> examine every stanza for the Store header. It is also unnecessary -
> JEP-0079 already provides this functionality.
> 
> I doubt any server implements the Store header. Nothing would be broken
> if the JEP were to state more clearly that interim processors SHOULD
> ignore all SHIM headers, and if the description of the Store header were
> adjusted accordingly.
> 
> - Ian
> 
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Joe Hildebrand



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