[Standards-JIG] Jabber external components: going out of style
melo at co.sapo.pt
Thu May 18 00:59:51 UTC 2006
On May 18, 2006, at 1:18 AM, Chris Mullins wrote:
> Pedro Melo <melo at co.sapo.pt> Wrote:
>> Recent JEPs are getting more and more
>> integrated or tightly coupled with the server.
> As a server implementer, I would tend to agree with you.
> I've implemented a lot of JEPs in our server, and by far most of them
> were easier to implement directly into the server.
> Some of the JEPs have been implemented as external components (MUC,
> PubSub, Administration, and a few others), but by far the majority are
I would bet that implementing the latest pubsub spec as an external
component is no longer possible. I would hope to be wrong, though.
The roster access model in the latest revisions comes to mind as a
> I'm not privy to the implementation of other servers (in fact, I've
> out of my way to not look at the source code for other servers, as
> are IP issues involved if I do), but adding the ability to handle a
> stanza in the SoapBox Server is.... trivial. Adding in a new moving
> is a bit more difficult, but not a whole lot. It just usually
> easier to
> solve problems inside the server.
Of course, you are right.
It just that I liked the old way of building external components that
could be used on several servers :).
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