[Standards] XEP-0199 -- implementation notes?

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri May 29 14:12:10 UTC 2009


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On 5/29/09 8:08 AM, Jiří Zárevúcky wrote:
> 2009/5/29 Justin Karneges <justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com>:
>> But yes, the advantage of XEP-199 is that it works with clients that may not
>> actually support XEP-199. :)  For clients that aren't XMPP-compliant enough
>> to return errors from unsupported iq types, the server could use a heuristic
>> approach to detect such clients and then not ping them.
>>
> 
> I don't think such clients deserve any special treatment. It will just
> make things complicated for everyone else. There is the RFC, nobody
> will ever force me to specially handle non-standard behavior because
> someone is lazy.

Agreed. Let's not coddle software that doesn't even bother to comply
with the most basic semantics of IQ stanzas.

Peter

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