[Standards] DEFERRED: XEP-0209 (Metacontacts)

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Jan 23 21:17:46 UTC 2009


Kevin Smith wrote:
> 009/1/23 Jiří Zárevúcký <zarevucky.jiri at gmail.com>:
>>> Really, if this is something that is going to be discussed, then you should
>>> just allow for extra XML namespaces under each <item> in the roster.
> 
>> I was thinking about this and it really starts to seem to me like the
>> best idea of this entire thread.
> 
> Yes, storing arbitrary data in the roster would be tremendously
> useful. Really stonkingly useful.

I was talking with someone else about that recently. Perhaps we can
discuss it at FOSDEM with some server developers. Rosters are so core to
everything that we need to tread carefully here, but the benefits could
be significant...

/psa



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