[Standards] XEP-0301 0.5 comments [Sections 1 through 5]

Gunnar Hellström gunnar.hellstrom at omnitor.se
Fri Jul 27 21:35:46 UTC 2012

On 2012-07-27 23:24, Mark Rejhon wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 4:31 PM, Gunnar Hellström
> <gunnar.hellstrom at omnitor.se> wrote:
>> <GH>No, please make a MUST for id=  in edit previous. I can imagine
>> presentation cases when it is absolutely necessary to know what message the
>> edits belong to. Why do you want to introduce so many options? Strict
>> requirements are usually much more fruitful.
> Kevin needs to explain why a third disco case was needed.
> I don't see it as a LC holdup, and it will be a while before 0301+0308
> implementations show up, so leaving it unchanged to 0.6 which is
> already in freeze & being converted for emailing to Peter....
> Thanks
> Mark rejhon

<GH> Yes, if you have frozen the version for last call, let it go. I 
hope we are allowed to decide on this during LC. But the less we change 
the better.

But I do not understand why you want to introduce the risk of confusing 
presentation by telling that it is possible to do last message edit 
without id= , when you have specified that feature for exactly that 
At the moment we have no backwards compatibility to bother about. Why 
not get it right from the beginning?


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