[Standards] Re: [jdev] XEP-0115: Entity Capabilities
hildjj at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 18:06:56 UTC 2007
On Jul 3, 2007, at 10:38 AM, Rachel Blackman wrote:
> The two objections to caps are always that a) ZOMG someone can
> maybe maliciously pollute the cache, and b) we should have exts
> hardcoded so you never need to query ever and they should be the
> same across all clients.
> My understanding was that this proposal was addressing /both/; not
> only making caps something self-validating, but also extending the
> cache to be globally valid?
I wasn't trying the solve problem b, because I didn't see it as a
problem. Still don't for that matter. If you're on a low-size
device, it's an optimization that you can use. I'm a little leery of
using caps from one client to represent another, but I don't have a
reason for that leeriness, near as I can tell.
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