[Standards-JIG] Re: WHACK

Jacek Konieczny jajcus at jajcus.net
Wed Apr 26 07:05:00 UTC 2006


On Tue, Apr 25, 2006 at 04:12:54PM -0600, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> The stanza acking proposal introduces at
> least one new top-level element, and that is a non-starter because it
> would break things.

What things? I see no reason it could break anything if it is negotiated
using <stream:features/>. It is just a new stream feature.

> To do XML we'd need to send things like this:
> 
> <message to='client' from='server'><a xmlns='jabber:ack'/></message>

IMHO that is not needed. Link-level acks are not stanzas, they are not
addressed to a JIG and there is no need to reuse stanzas for that
purpose.

Greets,
        Jacek



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