[Standards] review of XEP-0301 [ event='reset']

Mark Rejhon markybox at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 17:11:33 UTC 2012


On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 12:58 PM, Mark Rejhon <markybox at gmail.com> wrote:
>> When I say 'reset' is exactly the same as 'reset', I really mean it:

I meant "When I say 'reset' is exactly the same as 'new', I really mean it:'
That was my intent for the spec.

>> Exactly the same action element processing.
>>
>> Should I rename 'reset' to 'notequitenew' or 'reinitialize'
>>
>> Peter, do you suggest I rename 'reset' to 'reinitialize'?
>
> My proposal has now become:
>
> event='new'
> Senders MUST use this value when transmitting the first <rtt/> element
> containing Action Elements (i.e. when sending the first character(s)
> of a new message). Recipient clients MUST initialize a new real-time
> message for display, and then process action elements within the
> <rtt/> element. If a real-time message already exists, from the same
> sender in the same chat session, its content MUST be replaced (i.e.
> cleared prior to processing action elements). Senders MAY send
> subsequent <rtt/> elements that do not contain an event attribute.
>
> event='reinitialize'
> For recipients, both 'new' and 'reinitialize' are logically identical,
> and can process exactly the same [[[Action Elements]]], in any number, in
> any order. They differ only for implementation purposes (e.g.
> highlighting newly-started messages). Recipient clients MUST
> initialize a new real-time message for display, and then process
> action elements within the <rtt/> element. If a real-time message
> already exists, from the same sender in the same chat session, its
> content MUST be replaced (i.e. cleared prior to processing action
> elements). Senders MAY send subsequent <rtt/> elements that do not
> contain an event attribute. Recipients MUST be able to process 'reset'
> without first receiving 'new'. In addition, a common purpose of
> 'reinitialize' is retransmissions, including Message Reset, used for
> Keeping Real-Time Text Synchronized and Basic Real-Time Text.



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