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

Alexander Holler holler at ahsoftware.de
Tue Sep 20 10:50:41 UTC 2011

Am 20.09.2011 00:46, schrieb Peter Saint-Andre:
> 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.

Since sending a private messages to administrators is always possible 
(even without voice), I think there isn't really a need for this feature.



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