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

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri May 5 16:59:35 UTC 2006


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Ralph Meijer wrote:
> 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.

Making it suggested as an optimization seems acceptable.

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation
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