[Standards-JIG] Re: WHACK

Tijl Houtbeckers thoutbeckers at splendo.com
Tue Apr 25 22:38:44 UTC 2006

On Wed, 26 Apr 2006 00:12:54 +0200, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at jabber.org>  

> Whitespace is allowed over an XML stream between stanzas. Character data
> is not (mixed schemas? ick). The stanza acking proposal introduces at
> least one new top-level element, and that is a non-starter because it
> would break things.

Ok, seems fair. Like I said, with stream:features any confusion between  
"whings" and "whacks" can be avoided, so I'm all for whitespaces if that's  
what it takes :)

> To do XML we'd need to send things like this:
> <message to='client' from='server'><a xmlns='jabber:ack'/></message>
> Or so it seems to me right now.

Take a look at Implementation Notes of JEP-ACK.

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