[Standards] RTT: no negotiation of the feature

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Fri Jun 24 14:58:18 UTC 2011


On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 3:55 PM, Mark Rejhon <markybox at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 10:48 AM, Kurt Zeilenga <Kurt.Zeilenga at isode.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Certain operational networks we support cannot deal with the extra
>> traffic.
>>
>> > That said, I agree -- it is going to be added to the spec in due time,
>> > well before XMPP RTT clients become popular.
>>
>> I see reason why a basic yes/no negotiation of the extension cannot be
>> added now, whether by iq or by caps or some other appropriate mechanism. If
>> it needs to change later, fine.  But please add something now.
>
> Servers can inject event='stop' to achieve the same thing. Problem solved?
> (We don't condone this. XMPP RTT may interoperate with 911 services, as a
> replacement for deaf TDD/TTY legal requirements.)

In that case, surely negotiation is vital and urgent?

/K



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