[Standards-JIG] Re: jep-0060 $home

Ralph Meijer jabber.org at ralphm.ik.nu
Wed May 31 19:37:43 UTC 2006

On Tue, May 30, 2006 at 04:14:44PM -0300, Gaston Dombiak wrote:
> Hey Peter,
> >> In ejabberd the node attribute isn't an id.
> >> It's more a method like xpath or xpointer or directory+filename to
> >> access a node.
> >
> > NodeIDs are opaque. They MAY have some structure but any such structure
> > is completely optional.
> That is correct. Wildfire's implementation ensures that nodes' IDs are 
> unique in the service. Hierarchies (or better say graphs) of nodes are built 
> based on a parent attribute rather than the ID semantic definition. In 
> summary, we can say that service + node ID is a "unique key" and that each 
> node has a parent attribute that points to the ID of some other node.

Parent attribute?



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