[Standards] [E2E] Why we need a <body> element

Justin Karneges justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com
Tue Sep 30 18:02:48 UTC 2008


On Tuesday 30 September 2008 10:21:56 Dave Cridland wrote:
> On Tue Sep 30 17:42:58 2008, Jonathan Schleifer wrote:
> > Am 30.09.2008 um 17:33 schrieb Dave Cridland:
> >> And to cover our coversation elsewhere (through that funny
> >> "Instant  Messaging" thing), a downside of including <body> is
> >> that a client  might assume it's a reasonable alternative, whereas
> >> otherwise it  could bounce the message (type="error") which would
> >> cause the sender  to re-initiate the session.
> >
> > Messages with unknown stuff are simply ignored, the RFC says so
> > IIRC.
>
> Hmmm. I wonder if we could move toward changing that. Messages
> without any known stuff feel like they should result in an error.

I've tried to address this in XEP-226: Message Stanza Profiles.

-Justin



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