[Standards] pubsub/pep auto-creation

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Mar 28 22:07:26 UTC 2007


Pedro Melo wrote:

> On Mar 28, 2007, at 8:52 PM, Mridul wrote:
>> So it already enables drop in replacement to private settings.
> 
> No it does not, because with private setting right now, you just send an 
> iq set and wait for a reply. That's it.
> 
> On the other hand, a client with the current PEP must retrieve the node 
> configuration to make sure if it's correctly configured as private. If 
> that fails because the node does not exist, he must create the node with 
> the proper configuration and then publish the item.
> 
> A little bit more complex than jabber:iq:private.

As I understand it, the argument is that if we allow publish+configure 
then clients can simply replace the line of code where they do IQ-set 
for "jabber:iq:private" with a line that sends publish+configure. Easy 
transition.

/psa

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