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

Ralph Meijer jabber.org at ralphm.ik.nu
Fri May 5 13:14:00 UTC 2006

On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 02:19:21PM -0600, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
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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.

I suppose this is one area in which I haven't really don't have a strong
opinion on, so I appreciate actual use cases. We should be careful to
not overdesign even more. JEP-0060 is already huge.



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