[Standards] LAST CALL: XEP-0232 (Software Information)

Joe Hildebrand hildjj at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 22:42:31 UTC 2009


On Jan 21, 2009, at 2:44 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

> Remko Tronçon wrote:
>>> Can someone remind me why we use data forms for this, and not real
>>> elements?
>>
>> I guess it has something to do with how disco information is to be
>> extended (looking at XEP-115). Anyway, I guess we don't have a choice
>> here, but that doesn't mean I like it :-)
>
> Right, it's all about XEP-0128 (extended info in service discovery).
> Now, maybe that one was wrong in the first place, but that's another
> story...

The idea was that you could write a client UI that displayed name/ 
value pairs, and have the list be easily extensible.




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