[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Auto-Discovery of JabberIDs

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Apr 29 02:13:41 UTC 2008

Stephan Maka wrote:
> XMPP Extensions Editor <editor at xmpp.org> wrote:
>> Title: Auto-Discovery of JabberIDs
>> Abstract: This specification defines a recommended best practice for
>> linking to JabberIDs from documents hosted on the World Wide Web.
>> URL: http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/auto-discovery.html
> From:
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/types.html#h-6.12
> "Alternate Designates substitute versions for the document in which the link
> occurs. When used together with the lang attribute, it implies a
> translated version of the document. When used together with the media
> attribute, it implies a version designed for a different medium (or
> media)."
> Except for the Pubsub Node none of the examples is a substitute version
> for an HTML document. Clickable a/@href is right in hypertext documents.

Except for "alternate", none of those listed link types seem very
helpful. What would you call a link to an associated chatroom?


Peter Saint-Andre

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