[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Roster Versioning

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Mar 5 22:39:46 UTC 2008

Alexander Gnauck wrote:
> Peter Saint-Andre schrieb:
>> Here is revised text:
>>    The value of the 'version' attribute SHOULD be a non-negative
>>    integer representing a strictly increasing sequence number that
>>    is increased with any change to the roster (whether or not the
>>    client supports this extension) but MAY be a unique identifer that
>>    is opaque to the client but understood by the server. In any case,
>>    the 'version' attribute contained in roster pushes MUST be unique.
> great, +1

The Council didn't like the change from MUST to SHOULD as discussed here:


Discussion can continue, naturally. :)


Peter Saint-Andre

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