[Standards-JIG] Re: RFC Errata / discrepancy rfc 3920 sec. 4.4. and sec. 8.3. (2)

Ulrich Staudinger us at activestocks.de
Fri Mar 18 14:32:28 UTC 2005



Ralph Meijer schrieb:

>First of all, the appropriate forum for these RFCs is the xmppwg at jabber.org
>mailinglist. Crossposting there.
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>>In 4.4. the  to Attribute is stated as "SHOULD" , in sec. 8.3. the to 
>>Attribute is states as OPTIONAL.
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>Section 4 describes XML streams in general. Section 8 is about Server
>dialback, which uses XML streams. In the protocol outlined in section 8,
>the value of the 'to' attribute is not used. Instead, in steps 8, 9 and 10,
>the servers exchange their hostnames.
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>So, for XML streams /in general/, you SHOULD use the 'to' attribute. For
>server to server connections it is not needed: OPTIONAL.
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>>Is this is a problem in the terming or is this alright ?
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>The latter.
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Great, i am glad we sorted that out :-)


Thanks,
Ulrich






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