[Standards] disco identity for "client/smartphone"?

Florian Zeitz florob at babelmonkeys.de
Fri Nov 30 00:21:49 UTC 2012


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Am 30.11.2012 00:50, schrieb Matthew Miller:
> On Nov 29, 2012 4:39 PM, "Peter Saint-Andre" <stpeter at stpeter.im 
> <mailto:stpeter at stpeter.im>> wrote:
> 
>> Looking at http://xmpp.org/registrar/disco-categories.html I
>> notice that we have disco identities for "client/handheld" (e.g.,
>> PDA) and "client/phone" (e.g., mobile phone), but I think those
>> are a bit old-fashioned by now. We might want to add an identity
>> for "client/smartphone" (i.e., a phone that can do a lot more
>> than the old-style phones we had in mind when we defined
>> "client/phone").
>> 
>> Thoughts?
>> 
>> Peter
>> 
> So, I had always interpreted ”phone” to mean smartphone (-:
> 
> I'm probably in the minority, though.
> 

If you are at least I am in that minority too.

I'm not actually sure a new "smartphone" classification is useful,
since "smartphone" can range anywhere from almost feature phone, to
almost computer depending on the exact model. I'd not be opposed
though if someone finds this useful.

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Florob
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