[Standards] [Roster|Data] Versioning

Jiří Zárevúcký zarevucky.jiri at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 21:53:26 UTC 2009


It wouldn't make much difference in the roster. That's true. But
imagine some other mechanism, that sends requests to all your contacts
on startup. :) Every stanza, and therefore the whole chain of
requests, would be almost twice as big.

2009/2/19 Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im>:
> Jiří Zárevúcký wrote:
>> As has been said, a separate namespace is a more in the spirit of XML.
>> It would need no modification to existing specifications. On the other
>> hand, it adds a lot of unnecessary data. As a programmer, I say
>> namespace. As a user of mobile devices, I say attribute. Since the
>> whole point of sequencing is to cut down bandwidth, I think the latter
>> is, though it's not very clean approach, more reasonable.
>
> I don't think the bandwidth difference is that big here, but I like the
> idea of putting it in rfc3921bis so that more people implement it. ;-)
>
> Peter
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