[Standards] XEP-0160 and 'chat' messages

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu Jul 18 02:38:11 UTC 2013


On 7/17/13 5:11 PM, Matthew Wild wrote:
> On 17 July 2013 16:11, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
>> What is the relation, if any, between hints and the Message Stanza
>> Profiles document?
>>
> 
> My problem with XEP-0226 is that it embarks on an endless task of
> documenting every message-related extension out there. An example
> problem this causes would be interop issues with undocumented private
> extensions.
> 
> Message hints provide a basic palette that allows anyone to colour any
> message any way they like. They can be used by both implementations
> and other extensions, without every implementation having to update
> their profile classification rules when a new XEP is published.

Hi Matthew!

Yes, I agree, that approach does seem preferable.

Peter

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