[Standards] request for reviews: XEP-0045 v1.25rc5
stpeter at stpeter.im
Mon Sep 19 18:35:44 UTC 2011
On 8/31/11 11:41 AM, Alexander Holler wrote:
> Just to summarize the problems I see with those requests (to change
> 1. I haven't found out how the user has to build such an request. E.g.
> the request for voice as described in the XEP doesn't work with either
> ejabberd or M-Link ( or I did something wrong during my short tests ;) ).
> 2. The service has to parse and translate every request into a form
> which is then presented to moderators. The service has to replace all
> labels and has to check every type.
> And because I think there should be standardized way for those requests
> I don't see why using a form for such a request offers any benefit over
> something like this:
> <message from='user2 at example.com/box'
> to='room2 at chat.example.com'>
> <x xmlns='http://jabber.org/protocol/muc#request' type='submit'>
> <item affiliation='member' nick='someone'/>
> In both cases the service has to generate a form which is then
> send/presented to moderators, but parsing _and_ verifying something like
> the above message is much easier than parsing _and_ verifying a form.
I see no compelling reason to change this. I might see a reason to
remove the feature entirely, if no one supports it. At this point in the
life cycle of XEP-0045, we're trying to clean up some minor problems and
clarify some issues for implementers, not make any changes of
significance, and certainly not merely for the sake of consistency or
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