[Standards-JIG] vCard errors

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed May 17 14:56:06 UTC 2006


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Ian Paterson wrote:
> I noticed that servers are responding in different ways to failed vCard
> requests. E.g. for bareJIDs that exist but have no vCard. [I guess to
> prevent account trawling this should be the same error as the one
> returned if the account does not exist.]

I think that would be 503 <service-unavailable/>.

> vCard is not dying quickly, so perhaps it would be useful to add some
> examples of error responses to JEP-0054 to point developers towards the
> best (legacy) practices?

Yes, that would be helpful. :-)

Do you have other examples or suggestions of best practices?

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation
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