[Standards-JIG] Thought about serverside messages archives

Justin Karneges justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com
Fri Apr 14 14:10:29 UTC 2006

On Friday 14 April 2006 04:46, Olivier Goffart wrote:
> In the JEP-0136, the client need to push the messages back to the server.
> This is good if we want to push messages on another archive server (if our
> own server doesn't support archiving)
> But is not good in general.
>   - Put more complexity in the client.
>   - If we connect with a not compatible client, message are lost.

You're right.  What is missing from JEP-0136 is a way to determine if the 
server is automatically logging messages, and possibly a way to toggle the 
feature on/off.  If server logging is enabled, then the client would not have 
to upload messages.


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