[Standards] XEP-0118: music rating?

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu Feb 7 17:38:56 UTC 2008

Ralph Meijer wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-01-23 at 12:34 -0700, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> Provisionally added:
>> http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/tmp/xep-0118-1.2.html
>> http://svn.xmpp.org:18080/browse/XMPP/trunk/extensions/xep-0118.xml?r1=1555&r2=1596
> I don't agree that this particular piece of information belongs in this
> format. The format is for showing what music you are listening to. How
> you personally rate it is orthogonal.

In fact, everything but a URI/UUID for the tune is orthogonal (track
number, artist, etc. -- you should be able to discover that metadata
somewhere else). The rating is the most personal part of what you're
publishing, IMHO.

> I can imagine a child element in another namespace that holds this
> information. Unfortunately we have no way to associate other (meta) data
> in items besides SHIM. I am still not convinced on the one child payload
> thing in XEP-0060.

Start a separate thread on that. :)


Peter Saint-Andre

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