[Standards] Requirement for a replacement to iq:private

Olivier Goffart ogoffart at kde.org
Fri Mar 30 15:53:10 UTC 2007

Le vendredi 30 mars 2007, Remko Tronçon a écrit :
> > note that #3 can be achieved easily with something like XEP-0150 (ie. by
> > sending a revision when requesting the xml file, and the server could
> > return an error <up-to-date/> )
> #3 can be achieved just as is done with other large PEP-related data:
> use a #metadata node to store the hash, subscribe to the metadata, and
> do a get on the #data node for retrieving the data itself.

Good idea, but that make the support mandatory.
Even a client that doesn't support caching will be forced to update the hash
On the other hand, it doesn't require any support server-side

Also, Having a revision number will help to make eventually a diff or send 
only modified items.
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