[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Metacontacts

Ian Paterson ian.paterson at clientside.co.uk
Wed Mar 28 20:33:08 UTC 2007

Joe Hildebrand wrote:
> I'm worried about two resources for the same account.  I see your 
> point, however.  Timestamps won't help that, but something that did 
> notifications on change would.  Maybe "use PEP if it exists, otherwise 
> fall back on private and hope for the best, but beware of this 
> potential issue"?

Yes, this XEP should be written on top of PEP. As well as fixing the 
synchronization issues, that will also allow each meta contact to be a 
separate item (see XEP-0189 for examples).

As soon as we have a rough consensus about publish+configure then I hope 
iq:private will be depricated.

- Ian

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