[Standards] roster schema
tomek at xiaoka.com
Fri Jul 6 06:48:58 UTC 2007
Dnia 05-07-2007, czw o godzinie 16:49 -0600, Peter Saint-Andre
> > If the server could handle and client knows it could handle, it could
> > use longer names.
> How does the client know?
It tried to put a long name in a minute ago and it succeeded.
> > "640KB SHOULD be enough for anyone."
> We're talking about a handle for an IM contact or the name of a roster
> group here, not the functioning of a complete operating system. Get some
I'm giving you the perspective.
We'll defining standards for future use and we simply cannot envision
what will be the future requirements. Many tried and failed miserably.
Ergo - let's not introduce arbitrary restrictions where these are not
This is an implementation issue, so let the implementer and
Your concern is clients failing roster sets.
Mridul recommended a MINIMUM though and I'm all for for it.
When you specify that server MUST handle at least 163 characters (yes
Unicode characters, not bytes - again this is an implementation issue),
then client authors could set the max limit on 163 and live perfectly
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