[Standards] NEW: XEP-0224 (Attention)

Remko Tronçon remko at el-tramo.be
Mon Aug 13 13:47:46 UTC 2007


> This would likely be either
>   - explicit statement in all xeps that define a feature that the client
>     shouldn't trust caps (complex to maintain, simple to implement)
>   - an extension to caps to say "maybe supported, query disco to know for
>     sure". (complicates caps, adds complexity, easy to maintain)

This is all way too complicated. If your client supports the feature
(either for all or only a few contacts), advertise it in caps. If it
chooses to ignore 'attention' stanzas from certain contacts, then it
can do so client-side. This is true for any capability (e.g. i may not
want xhtml information for contacts that use a certain client known to
send ugly html, ...)

cheers,
Remko



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