[Standards] XEP-0073: Question about service discovery

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Feb 7 18:05:51 UTC 2007

Robin Redeker wrote:

>>> And about jabber:iq:version: Looks like clients will still flood them
>>> if they want to display the OS the contact is using.
>> Indeed. This should be against all recommendations, though. It's evil.
> I haven't found a recommendation about this in any XEP yet. I might
> missed it.

Removing the scourge of disco+version flood on login was the main 
motivation for entity capabilities. We'll make that crystal clear in the 
next version of XEP-0115 and update XEP-0092 accordingly.


Peter Saint-Andre
XMPP Standards Foundation

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