[Standards-JIG] Re: JEP-0060: requesting all pending subscriptionrequests

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu May 4 20:19:21 UTC 2006


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Gaston Dombiak wrote:
> Hey Peter,
> 
> I like simple things but in this case I prefer to leave the existing 
> functionality. The reason is that the existing functionality provides an 
> easy way for admins to spot nodes that have pending subscriptions. So lets 
> say that you are an admin of the pubsub service and you have 500 nodes. The 
> question would be: How do you know which nodes have pending subscriptions? 
> Iterating over the entire list of nodes would be too expensive.

That may be why Peter Millard defined it the way he did.

> Hmm, I just checked the JEP and it is returning all nodes "for which the 
> requesting entity has subscription approval privileges". IMHO, we can change 
> the specification to only return nodes "for which the requesting entity has 
> subscription approval privileges" and that have subscriptions pending to be 
> approved. By doing this the service will be offering an easy way to detect 
> nodes where admins need to work. :)

Good idea.

/psa

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