[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Stanza Repeaters
hildjj at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 18:14:38 UTC 2008
On Mar 17, 2008, at 11:38 AM, Andrew Plotkin wrote:
> What happens if you tell a repeater to broadcast an <iq>?
> The naive outcome is that all the recipients send you an
> <iq type='result'> directly, each with an ID that you've never heard
> of. That will mess with most client libraries -- at least, the ones
> I've seen; they expect IQ-results only to IQ-set or get, with
> matching IDs.
> Conservative proposal: declare that you can only broadcast message
> or presence.
Good point. Perhaps just a warning that you'll get multiple responses
back, so you SHOULD NOT send IQs through the repeater unless you are
willing to deal with iq responses to requests you didn't send.
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