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

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Thu Sep 29 07:59:47 UTC 2011


On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 6:44 PM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
>> What I was implying was, most deployed software is not following the
>> 'message-with-subject-but-no-body' rule, and is following the
>> 'message-with-subject-is-a-subject' rule. Making the latter wrong and
>> the former right is going to make most deployed software
>> non-compliant.
>
> I think we might need to have a longer discussion about this, or a call for
> consensus.

On the other hand, making message-with-body an acceptable way of
changing the subject is going to make existing compliant software
non-compliant. I'd have thought that was bad (this doesn't just apply
to servers - clients also need to know what a subject change is).

/K



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