[Standards] request for reviews: XEP-0045 v1.25rc5

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Mon Sep 19 22:46:03 UTC 2011

On 9/19/11 4:40 PM, Alexander Holler wrote:
> Am 19.09.2011 20:23, schrieb Peter Saint-Andre:
>> On 9/6/11 10:38 AM, Alexander Holler wrote:
>>> Looking again at XEP-0045,
>>> I don't see a reason why a request for voice should be handled in
>>> another way than a request for membership. ;)
>>> In fact I would suggest to replace both with an unified "request for
>>> affiliation" which should work like the request for membership in 7.10
>>> (with an attribute 'affiliation' and maybe a xmlns something other than
>>> 'jabber:iq:register').
>> Is there a strong reason to change this now, other than protocol hygiene?
> No, but maybe adding some muc-features which are making it obvious what
> is supported by the server is an option. I don't know if there is an
> implemention which supports e.g. those voice-requests as described,
> those I've tested seem not to have it implemented.

If you test more implementations and find that none of them support the
feature (and the developers say they have no plans to implement the
feature), then it might make sense to remove the feature from the spec.


Peter Saint-Andre

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