[Standards] Entity Capabilities Woes

Mridul mridul at sun.com
Thu Mar 15 15:33:22 UTC 2007


Remko Tronçon wrote:
>> Unless one of the original authors volunteer, I might have a try at
>> adding some clarifications to the XEP (if I can, I haven't read the
>> XEP in a while now).
> 
> I quickly threw an 'Intuition' section together, which I would put
> before the exact protocol details.
>      http://el-tramo.be/files/xmpp/caps_intuition.txt
> I'm not sure if it actually clarifies anything :-)
> 
> Anyway, one of the open issues that I brought up a year ago and that
> still needs clarifying is: can I assume that an extension name maps to
> the same features for clients with the same node but a different
> version.


Would be the same for most cases - but from protocol point of view : it 
need not necessarily be the same.
Hence, we cache it as a tuple of all three and dont assume that it is 
same across versions.

Mridul

> 
> cheers,
> Remko




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