[Standards] XEP-0073: Question about service discovery

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Feb 7 20:58:19 UTC 2007


Remko Tronçon wrote:
>> In fact I don't see any example or definition what the second request
>> should return as result. I can only _guess_ that it should be the same
>> result as the first query (the one without an node attribute).
> 
> I  would say you guess wrong (as i explained earlier):
> - Plain disco#info (without a node) is asking: "Hey, what can you do?"
> - Disco#info with a node of http://myclient.com/caps#0.11 is asking
> "Hey, what can a standard 0.11 version of MyClient" do. This is a
> subset of the previous question, which includes all the capabilities
> of the extensions as well.

Yes, that's a good way to put it. But I think the combination of 
disco#info responses from node='client#version' and node='client#ext' 
should be the same as the response without any nodes.

Peter

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