[Standards] stream restarts

Curtis King cking at mumbo.ca
Tue Apr 29 20:48:04 UTC 2008


On 29-Apr-08, at 2:43 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

> Curtis King wrote:
>> I have one question why? I see absolutely no return for this work,  
>> as it
>> safes what 2 round trips.
>
> I think the main driver is simplification of stream handling (we  
> will be
> living with the core XMPP stream negotiation protocols for a long  
> time,
> why force all the newer implementations to jump through the same old
> hoops?), but I'll let folks who are closer to the code speak to that.

I found it added no complexity in implementation.  Also, since you  
would have to send a new capability list after TLS and SASL  
negotiation anyways I would argue the existing stream restarts is  
simpler than avoiding them ;-)

ck




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