[Standards-JIG] Chat Session Negotiation

Jean-Louis Seguineau jean-louis.seguineau at laposte.net
Sat Dec 31 22:25:44 UTC 2005

If by 'acked' you mean receive a response (200 OK) the answer is yes. If you
mean receive an ACK message as in the INVITE transaction, this is not

The BYE is used in SIP to signal the end of a dialog that has been
previously established by an INVITE transaction. It can be initiated by
either end of the dialog. In our case, this fit well with the use of an XMPP
message stanza, and as you said and either party could send it to end the

I agree that the easiest and cleanest way to associate this termination with
the initial negotiation is by using a thread ID.


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Not a bad idea. I can't remember, does a BYE need to be acked? I think 
we'd associate the BYE with the initial negotiation using a thread ID, 
and either party could send it.


Jean-Louis Seguineau wrote:
> Reading this JEP brought back the idea that this all good at the start of
> chat session, but how do we go about signaling the end of the session?
> is the reference to SIP that made me think about it. Do we have in XMPP
> something similar to the BYE? Wouldn't it help to add this to the spec?
> Jean-Louis

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