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

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri Oct 13 16:21:22 UTC 2006


I've added a little implementation note about that.

JD Conley wrote:
> Yeah, our current client side stuff would break if that wasn't present.
> In fact it's explicitly waiting for that feature before binding a
> session....
> 
> -JD
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: standards-jig-bounces at jabber.org [mailto:standards-jig-
>> bounces at jabber.org] On Behalf Of Joe Hildebrand
>> Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2006 3:00 PM
>> To: Jabber protocol discussion list
>> Subject: Re: [Standards-JIG] rfc3920bis, RC4: Version Number Change?
>>
>> Should we at least suggest to implementors somewhere that this is a
>> no-op, to preserve compatibility with existing 1.0 clients?  I know
>> of at least one that would probably get confused if there was no
>> session tag in the last stream:features.
>>
>> On Oct 11, 2006, at 4:27 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>>
>>> Justin Karneges wrote:
>>>
>>>> I'd like to add that if we do want some minimal feature support
>>>> for XMPP-IM,
>>>> then let it be inside XMPP-IM.  For example, the privacy feature
>>>> could be
>>>> noted in the IM sessions handshake.  Or we could put an XMPP-IM
>>>> version in
>>>> the IM sessions stream feature.  E.g.:
>>>>
>>>>   <stream:features>
>>>>     <bind xmlns='urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:xmpp-bind'/>
>>>>     <session xmlns='urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:xmpp-session'
>>>> version='1.1'/>
>>>>   </stream:features>
>>> Sessions are gone, we removed them because we discovered that they
>>> were
>>> unecessary. Just do resource binding and then send presence, that's
>>> enough of a session for most people. :-)
>>>
>>> Peter
>>>
>>> --
>>> Peter Saint-Andre
>>> Jabber Software Foundation
>>> http://www.jabber.org/people/stpeter.shtml
>>>
> 
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