[Standards-JIG] Client Capabilities (rant)

Tomasz Sterna tomasz.sterna at gmail.com
Sun Nov 20 21:36:08 UTC 2005

2005/11/20, Chris Mullins <chris.mullins at coversant.net>:
> For the case of a large roster, with most or all users running the same
> client version, it's a clear win. For all other use cases it's not a
> win, and in some cases it's a large loss.

Why do you think so?

It enables you to discover a contact only once.
Next time it connects you already know it's capablities and do not
need to perform another discovery. Unless contact changes client, or
enables a plugin that inserts another feature to ext.


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