[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Stanza Repeaters

Joe Hildebrand 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.

-- 
Joe Hildebrand




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