[Standards] Re: [jdev] XEP-0115: Entity Capabilities

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Jul 2 22:57:59 UTC 2007

Mridul Muralidharan wrote:
> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> Mridul Muralidharan wrote:
>>> Forgot to add, change name from ver & ext to verh and exth ?
>> Why?
> Conflict with existing clients - too many of them in the wild dont use
> these semantics.

But introducing new attributes is backward-incompatible, no?

Given that both the 'ver' and 'ext' attributes have no semantic meaning
in XEP-0115 right now, I don't see why it is a problem to use those
attribute names. In fact we're adding semantic meaning with the hashes,
but existing clients should work just fine AFAICS.


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