[Standards] Re: XEP-0073: Question about service discovery

Ralph Meijer jabber.org at ralphm.ik.nu
Thu Feb 8 15:10:41 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-02-08 at 14:44 +0000, Kevin Smith wrote:
> On 8 Feb 2007, at 14:21, Alexander Gnauck wrote:
> > Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> >> I can't remember, iq:version goes back to before I joined the  
> >> project. :)
> >> If people really want OS information, I'd rather add it as an  
> >> optional attribute in entity capabilities than keep doing  
> >> iq:version floods.
> > +1
> I'm not even sure it needs to go this far - the way we currently  
> treat it is that caps info is shown for contacts by default, and they  
> can get more information by an iq:version manually if they want.
> Adding a caps for OS seems to be somewhat overkill for such a simple  
> problem, to me.

I think the OS is a fine candidate for disco meta data. It is not a



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