[Standards-JIG] rfc3920bis, RC4: Version Number Change?

JD Conley jd.conley at coversant.net
Wed Oct 11 03:12:19 UTC 2006


A stream feature for it would be helpful for advertising support rather
than disco. It seems like a feature that a server might not support due
to configuration, such as StartTLS, SASL + DIGESTMD5, etc.

-JD

> -----Original Message-----
> From: standards-jig-bounces at jabber.org [mailto:standards-jig-
> bounces at jabber.org] On Behalf Of Chris Mullins
> Sent: Tuesday, October 10, 2006 6:08 PM
> To: Jabber protocol discussion list
> Subject: RE: [Standards-JIG] rfc3920bis, RC4: Version Number Change?
> 
> With the removal of Privacy Lists, should we bump the stream version
> number?
> 
> <stream:stream
>        xmlns='jabber:client'
>        xmlns:stream='http://etherx.jabber.org/streams'
>        xml:lang='en'
>        from='juliet at example.com'
>        to='example.com'
>        version='1.0'>
> 
> could become:
> 
> <stream:stream
>        xmlns='jabber:client'
>        xmlns:stream='http://etherx.jabber.org/streams'
>        xml:lang='en'
>        from='juliet at example.com'
>        to='example.com'
>        version='1.1'>
> 
> I guess the real question is: Is this a user affecting change, or are
> we
> just removing something that was never used? As far as I know, there
> are
> a few client/server implementations out there than did have this.
> 
> I bring this up, as I'm reviewing XEP-0191 right now. That is the
> replacement for privacy lists. Right now, it advertises a feature via
> Disco. Once we move it into the standard, there's no need for this
> feature advertisment - we can assume it's there. But to do this, we
> need
> to bump the version number.
> 
> --
> Chris Mullins
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: standards-jig-bounces at jabber.org
> [mailto:standards-jig-bounces at jabber.org] On Behalf Of Peter Saint-
> Andre
> Sent: Tuesday, October 10, 2006 2:08 PM
> To: standards-jig at jabber.org
> Subject: [Standards-JIG] rfc3920bis, RC4
> 
> I was able to make good use of my plane flight this morning and thus
> RC4
> of rfc3920bis is now here:
> 
>
http://www.xmpp.org/internet-drafts/draft-saintandre-rfc3920bis-00.html
> http://www.xmpp.org/internet-drafts/draft-saintandre-rfc3920bis-00.txt
> 
> The CVS diff from RC3 is here:
> 
> http://www.jabberstudio.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/cvs/xmpp/internet-
> drafts
> /draft-saintandre-rfc3920bis-00.xml?r1=1.5&r2=1.6
> 
> These were small editorial changes -- clarifying some wording, moving
> around a few sections, adding more examples, and the like.
> 
> Hopefully this evening I'll get a chance to do the same for
rfc3921bis.
> 
> Peter
> 
> --
> Peter Saint-Andre
> Jabber Software Foundation
> http://www.jabber.org/people/stpeter.shtml




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