[Standards] querying for random services

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Tue May 8 19:40:53 UTC 2007


Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Unnikrishnan V wrote:
>> another is standardisation of fields . The fields need to be designed 
>> for accomadating multiple servers.
>>  
>> example is like var='host should be more like field var='host1'' so 
>> that can specify multiple servers use field var='host2"'  .
> 
> I think the server would return multiple items (one for each service 
> that matches the query):
> 
> <iq type='result' from='shakespeare.lit' to='bard at shakespeare.lit/globe' 
> id='gotstun'>
>   <query xmlns='http://jabber.org/protocol/disco#items'>
>     <item jid='stun.shakespeare.lit'>        <=== see below
>       <x xmlns='jabber:x:data' type='result'>
>         <field var='FORM_TYPE' type='hidden'>
>           <value>http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-xxxx.html#ns</value>
>         </field>
>         <field var='host'>
>           <value>stun.shakespeare.lit</value>
>         </field>
>         <field var='port'>
>           <value>9999</value>
>         </field>
>         <field var='username'>
>           <value>someusername</value>
>         </field>
>         <field var='password'>
>           <value>somepassword</value>
>         </field>
>       </x>
>     </item>
>     <item jid='192.0.2.1'>        <=== see below
>       <x xmlns='jabber:x:data' type='result'>
>         <field var='FORM_TYPE' type='hidden'>
>           <value>http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-xxxx.html#ns</value>
>         </field>
>         <field var='host'>
>           <value>192.0.2.1</value>
>         </field>
>         <field var='port'>
>           <value>10001</value>
>         </field>
>         <field var='username'>
>           <value>someusername</value>
>         </field>
>         <field var='password'>
>           <value>somepassword</value>
>         </field>
>       </x>
>     </item>
>   </query>
> </iq>

Hmm, this is starting to look an awful lot like jabber:iq:browse, eh?

http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0011.html

/me ponders...

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
XMPP Standards Foundation
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