[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Roster Versioning

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu Mar 6 18:09:57 UTC 2008


Dave Cridland wrote:
> On Thu Mar  6 17:25:18 2008, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> Dave Cridland wrote:
>>
>> > Then it doesn't get versioning. (BTW, I hate that name - there are no
>> > versions kept. It's not like a client can ask for a previous version,
>> > and nor does a server need to keep any previous versions).
>>
>> I'm not wedded to that name. Feel free to suggest another. Roster diffs?
> 
> No, you don't (really) get diffs, either. It's easy to think that a diff
> is generated between two versions, which isn't really happening.
> (Thankfully - it'd be much harder to implement if it were the case).
> 
> Roster change sequencing, which uses a roster change sequence, and
> associates each change with a roster change sequence value?
> 
> Or roster sequencing, etc, for a shorter term. s/version/roster-seq/
> throughout?

Done in version 0.2, other clarifications added as well:

http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0237.html

Peter

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