[Standards] [Standards-JIG] XEP-0124 Binding->BOSH
stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Feb 15 22:18:09 UTC 2007
Ian Paterson wrote:
> These documents are complete rewrites, but almost all the changes were
> for clarity (XEP-0124 wasn't a nice document).
These changes are extremely helpful, thanks.
> The few changes are 100%
> backward compatible, with the possible exception of the xmpp:restart
> attribute in XEP-0206 which enables SASL auth (SASL was not properly
> supported properly under the previous version of the protocol).
SASL auth is good. BTW the 'urn:xmpp:xbosh' namespace has not been
assigned by the XMPP Registrar so we'll need to put a provisional
namespace in the spec.
> Two exciting new features are the "Script Syntax" which enables browsers
> to make cross-domain connections,
Exciting? Scary is more like it. :-) But seriously I see the need for
this in some environments...
> and "session pauses" which enable
It would be nice to explain that a bit more in the spec.
> If you never quite understood how the protocol should be used then
> XEP-0124's new section 4: "The BOSH Technique" should make things clear.
Much clearer, thanks.
> I'm going to start work on BOAH now. It's similar to BOSH but based on
> the Comet technique.
Looking forward to it. :-)
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