[Standards] UPDATED: XEP-0237 (Roster Versioning)

Jiří Zárevúcký zarevucky.jiri at gmail.com
Wed May 13 19:23:15 UTC 2009


2009/5/13 Leonid Evdokimov <leon at darkk.net.ru>:
> Jiří Zárevúcký wrote:
>> You didn't understand me. I'm just talking about examples being the
>> worst/most difficult to implement way imaginable. If developers really
>> do implement XEPs the example way, I'm frightened by the way servers
>> would implement this.
>
> Excuse me, I really misunderstood you. My point is that development "by
> example" is evil. Examples never show general rule, that's ultimate
> limitation of any example. Developers should know that.
>

That's exactly my point. Why should programmers, who don't know that,
be defining the form examples take? I know I'm being too talkative
about it, but it wouldn't be that way if people understood what I mean
the first time.

>
> Anyway, I really doubt that content of `ver' attribute in examples
> matters that much. IMHO, any content is good enough.
>

Yes, but some is still better illustration than other, don't you agree?



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