[Standards] IBB session close errors

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Apr 14 22:02:16 UTC 2010


On 4/13/10 8:11 AM, Matthew Wild wrote:
> I (nobody ask me why) recently implemented a server-side IBB->TCP
> proxy. Everything went smoothly, and it actually maps quite nicely,
> given that it is already bidirectional.
> 
> One noticeable thing lacking though is a way to close a stream with
> an error. I can add this data in a new namespace, but it struck me
> that it might be useful to specify either a way to add an error to a
> <close/> stanza, or simply (but perhaps less cleanly, as it only
> works in direct reply to an incoming data packet) specify that a
> stream is closed if any type="error" stanza is received in reply to a
> sent stanza.

Seems reasonable to me. Can either party generate the close+error? What
errors do you think we need to support?

See also:

http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0261.html#close

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
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