[Standards-JIG] XEP-0136 Thoughts and Musings

Ian Paterson ian.paterson at clientside.co.uk
Thu Nov 9 12:12:06 UTC 2006

Jean-Louis Seguineau wrote:
> Ian, in order to avoid the redundancy you mention, we may be better off
> having the thread as an attribute of the collection. Unless you have the
> possibility to store several "thread" in one collection.

Yes, that was noted in my post.

> From experience (but you are free to not believe me ;), correlation of
> archives with thread-based message collection are more common than you think in real life. They occur constantly at service providers and in enterprise. And the problem is exactly what you suspect: un-synchronized 'start' values.

Thanks for the benefit of your experience. I'm perfectly happy to 
believe you. ;-) The <store/> element will have an optional 'thread' 
attribute in the next version of the protocol.

- Ian

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