[Standards] XEP-0115: version 1.5 revisited
hildjj at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 00:01:55 UTC 2007
On Nov 8, 2007, at 4:49 PM, Olivier Goffart wrote:
> I think they should not use that XEP for that.
> There is jabber:iq:version for that.
I hope not. That was the whole reason we wrote this XEP in the first
> And if we want to avoid sending a jabber:iq:version to each, we
> should come
> with a replacement that goes in the presence stanza (and would also
> from server optimisations)
See section 7 of XEP 115.
> However, from an user perspective... what is the interest of showing
> icon per client.
Imagine that it's a presence-only device, like a phone, for example.
> Remember that old client using version 1.3 of the xep use node#ver
> as key in
> their cache. So if two different clients (or different versions)
> share the
> same disco#info, they will not be able to share the cache entry,
> even if the
> hash is the same. (one may argue this is negligible, ok, but this
> is easy to
> avoid anyway)
That's why I relented on which node new clients send to. They can
send to node=hash, rather than node=node#hash, so that caching can be
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