[Standards] XEP-0175: Contact Addresses

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Mar 18 04:37:08 UTC 2008

Sorry for the slow reply...

Pedro Melo wrote:
> Hi,
> during the latest DevCon, one of the issues about deployment was contact
> addresses. The current XEP for that is 0157.
> I think that 157 breaks the current disco#info usage pattern. We use
> disco#info to discover which protocols an entity supports, not the get
> the information directly (exception for basic  <identity >). So
> receiving the entire contact information in the disco#info reply seems
> wrong, because on most requests, we don't need it.
> I think we should use a pubsub node instead. This would give us all the
> benefits of pubsub, and we could probably implement this faster, given
> that pubsub and pep are starting to get deployed in latest releases of
> some servers like Openfire and Ejabberd.
> The schema for the information could be reused  from XEP-0157 or
> XEP-0154 if that one comes back from the dead.

Why not just put this in one of the following?

1. server vCard (XEP-0054)

2. server profile (XEP-0154)


Peter Saint-Andre

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