[Standards] certification etc.

Mridul mridul at sun.com
Thu Mar 29 17:01:50 UTC 2007


Kevin Smith wrote:
> 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?
> 
> /K
> 
> --Kevin Smith
> Psi XMPP Client Project Leader (http://psi-im.org)
> 
> 
> 

Yes, makes sense. I was also wondering what SHOULD means to our client :-)

Regards,
Mridul



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