[Standards] RTT: no negotiation of the feature

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Fri Jun 24 14:13:37 UTC 2011


On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 3:10 PM, Mark Rejhon <markybox at gmail.com> wrote:
> Re: http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/realtimetext.html
> On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 9:44 AM, Kurt Zeilenga <Kurt.Zeilenga at isode.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> I am quite concerned that the current spec offers zero negotiation of the
>> extension before its use.
>> I urge the authors to add some negotiation, preferable before it's
>> published as XEP.
>
> I agree, we are going to be developing a session negotiation mechanism over
> time:

I think a sensible baseline, as I noted in the other thread (to which
I need to reply again) is using caps to signal support. This at least
does away with the most terrible "Doesn't support it, but gets spammed
anyway" case.

/K



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