[Standards] Partial data forms

Matthew Wild mwild1 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 14:35:49 UTC 2012


On 24 July 2012 14:58, Tuomas Koski <koski.tuomas at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On 24 July 2012 15:47, Kevin Smith <kevin at kismith.co.uk> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 2:39 PM, Matthew Wild <mwild1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Howdy folks,
>>>
>>> What is the consensus on how to handle missing fields from a submitted
>>> data form? E.g. in the context of MUC configuration.
>>>
>>> I see three options:
>>>
>>>  1) Reject the form
>>>  2) Keep the current value for missing fields
>>>  3) Use the default value for missing fields
>>
>> (2) seems to be the sensible thing to do.
>
> +1 for option "2) Keep the current value for missing fields".
>

Then it seems to be something we should clarify in XEP-0045 at least.

Regards,
Matthew



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