[Standards] XEP-0199 -- implementation notes?

Jiří Zárevúcky zarevucky.jiri at gmail.com
Fri May 29 12:28:51 UTC 2009

2009/5/29 Dirk Meyer <dmeyer at tzi.de>:
> 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?

Very simple answer: Clients not supporting the XEP will still respond
with IQ error (if they are XMPP compliant, which is not the
extension's problem). They wouldn't respond to some unknown "r"
element. Also think of all the client that won't support XEP-189 for
veeeery long time.

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