[Standards] XEP-0199 -- implementation notes?

Dirk Meyer dmeyer at tzi.de
Fri May 29 12:14:08 UTC 2009

Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> In the XMPP Council meeting yesterday, we discussed the desirability of
> adding some implementation notes to XEP-0199 (XMPP Ping) before
> advancing it from Draft to Final. 

Stupid question: why use XEP-0199 and not <r/> <a h='0'/> from XEP-0189
for this task?

> "Some XMPP clients do not respond to IQ stanzas containing unsupported
> payloads. Although this is in violation of XMPP Core, this behavior can
> result in disconnection of clients that are in fact actively connected
> to the server."

Maybe this is a good thing to force developers to update the client.


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