[Standards] roster sequencing

Pavel Simerda pavlix at pavlix.net
Thu Sep 4 17:44:01 UTC 2008


+1 for a generic method

Pavel

On Thu, 04 Sep 2008 09:16:05 -0600
Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:

> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> > Pavel Simerda wrote:
> >> Just a sidenote to the roster sequencing...
> >>
> >> There are clients (e.g. Gajim) that ask for
> >> vCard right now to show user avatars.
> >>
> >> In future the usual flow might be that the client
> >> asks sequentially for various user information via
> >> some PubSub/PEP requests.
> >>
> >> IMO we should not forget this when designing protocols
> >> for optimization. We might want to unify roster-optimization
> >> with PEP/PubSub optimization.
> > 
> > There is probably also optimization we can do with disco#items
> > (think of large result sets for things like chatrooms at a MUC
> > service).
> 
> The question is: do we want one approach to sequencing (reusable for 
> rosters, pubsub, disco, and perhaps other things) or one approach for 
> rosters, one approach for pubsub, one approach for disco? It seems
> best to use something generic if we can.
> 
> /psa
> 


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