[Standards] Re: [jdev] XEP-0115: Entity Capabilities
ian.paterson at clientside.co.uk
Wed Jul 4 10:56:56 UTC 2007
> So queries for both bare jid and ns#ver will be supported (and return
> the same value) ? And all clients using newer spec would use bare jid I
> suppose ? (so that we can deprecate ns#ver and remove this in the future)
> But we do lose ability to enable/disable plugins without invalidating
> user's caps data... might be an acceptable tradeoff.
Yes, if 'ext' is obsoleted, the hash value in the caps element will
change whenever the supported features change (including when a plugin
is enabled disabled).
But as you say, the tradeoff (for simplicity) might be acceptable, since
the disadvantage (of more hash values) may be marginal.
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