[Standards] certification etc.

Boyd Fletcher boyd.fletcher at je.jfcom.mil
Thu Mar 29 16:54:37 UTC 2007


+1. they should be only required.  optional parts of standards cause too
many interoperability problems.


On 3/29/07 10:04 AM, "Matthias Wimmer" <m at tthias.eu> wrote:

> Kevin Smith schrieb:
>> On 29 Mar 2007, at 02:17, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>>> It feels to me like it would either be recommended in "XMPP Basic
>>> Server 2008" or required in "XMPP Intermediate Server 2008".
>> 
>> I don't think it's really worth having recommendeds in the certified
>> protocol suites, because they don't mean anything - these certifications
>> are useful for determining what features a system supports. If you look
>> at a client which says "Implements Client 2008 Basic", and Client 2008
>> Basic recommends XEP-76, you have no idea if the client supports it or
>> not - so what have you gained?
> 
> +1



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