[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Stanza Repeaters

Pedro Melo melo at simplicidade.org
Tue Mar 18 23:28:44 UTC 2008


On Mar 18, 2008, at 3:31 PM, Philipp Hancke wrote:
> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>>> The roster at the remote host could be used as the distribution  
>>> list, no
>>> need for costly updates. Just reverse-query the roster if your DB  
>>> system
>>> provides that (easy for SQL-based rosters, not as simple for LDAP- 
>>> based
>>> ones).
>> Rosters can get out of sync. The roster at the remote host is not
>> necessarily to be trusted.
> How is keeping the roster in sync more difficult than keeping the
> list at the repeater in sync?

And to keep the roster in sync, there is already a nice <presence  
type="probe">. The replies of those can include remote subscription  
status that we can compare to our local information to detect roster- 

Maybe this should be another thread.

Best regards,
Pedro Melo
Blog: http://www.simplicidade.org/notes/
XMPP ID: melo at simplicidade.org

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