[Standards] XEP-0184 business rules for message receipts

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Mar 12 14:55:05 UTC 2010

On 3/12/10 6:24 AM, Kevin Smith wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 1:20 PM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
>> You're right that there are two instances of ignorance: (1) blindly
>> sending to the bare JID (2) sending to the full JID without first
>> performing disco#info or receiving caps data. I think we wan to say that
>> #1 is OK but you're on your own, and #2 is discouraged because you have
>> disco/caps at your disposal. There is a third case of (3) the disco/caps
>> data shows that the intended recipient's full JID does *not* support
>> receipts; in this case I think we want to say that you SHOULD NOT
>> request receipts. And, in all of these cases, you MUST NOT take the lack
>> of a receipt as a trigger for resending the message.
> That's exactly what I meant, thanks.

Super. I'll try to find some time today to clean up the spec.


Peter Saint-Andre

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