[Standards] publish+configure again

Ralph Meijer jabber.org at ralphm.ik.nu
Fri Mar 30 11:14:16 UTC 2007


On Fri, 2007-03-30 at 12:58 +0200, Olivier Goffart wrote:
> Le jeudi 29 mars 2007, Peter Saint-Andre a écrit :
> > And the main objections to publish+configure seem to be:
> 
> > 3. Clients will send publish+configure every time, so the protocol will
> > be more verbose. That's not good for mobile devices or general bandwidth
> > usage. Plain auto-create does not add protocol, but p+c does.
> 
> That could be a very small overhead.
> maybe just a  
> <configure model="private" />
> for private storage.  (or even just <private />)

Actually we had this in an earlier version of the specification, but we
removed that again. Mobile devices should use stream compression, and
then the gain for doing it an attribute instead of a form becomes
increasingly negligible.

-- 
Groetjes,

ralphm




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