[Standards] RFC: XEP-0045 MUC should not rewrite message IDs

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Fri Jul 25 16:22:06 UTC 2014

On Fri, Jul 25, 2014 at 3:06 PM, Georg Lukas <georg at op-co.de> wrote:
> XEP-0045, section 7.4 <http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0045.html#message>
> states:
> "Note well that for tracking purposes this service assigns a new 'id' to
> each message it generates (here using a UUID as defined in RFC 4122 [18])."
> I suggest changing that line to:
> "The service SHOULD reflect the message with the same 'id' that was
> generated by the client. If the client did not provide an 'id', the
> server SHOULD generate one 'id' and use it for all reflections of the
> same message (e.g. using a UUID as defined in RFC 4122 [18])."

I agree with the intention, but I think making a breaking change to
xep45 at this point wouldn't be appropriate.


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