[Standards] Meta-Contacts: implementation notes

Pedro Melo melo at simplicidade.org
Mon Apr 28 09:59:56 UTC 2008

On Apr 25, 2008, at 11:12 PM, Kevin Smith wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 11:55 PM, Peter Saint-Andre  
> <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
>>  This is interesting. Are you saying that we don't need private data
>>  storage or PEP at all for Metacontacts? That would certainly  
>> simplify
>>  the deployment task. :)
> No, I think it's saying there's a (inferior) work-around possible for
> servers which don't support private/PEP.

More or less:

I'm saying that there is a inferior (no order attribute) solution to  
meta-contacts that only requires jabber:iq:roster.

Its not a workaround, its a different approach with different  
tradeoffs to solve the meta-contacts challenge.

Best regards,
Pedro Melo
Blog: http://www.simplicidade.org/notes/
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