[Standards] Some questions on MUC / XEP-0045

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Thu May 22 09:36:13 UTC 2014


On Fri, May 16, 2014 at 6:43 AM, Christian Schudt
<christian.schudt at gmx.de> wrote:
>> 3. Can a client request multiple affiliations and get all affiliated users? Like:
>>
>> <query xmlns="http://jabber.org/protocol/muc#admin">
>> <item affiliation="member"/>
>> <item affiliation="owner"/>
>> <item affiliation="admin"/>
>> </query>
>>
>> Which would return all members.
>>
>>
>> It's not against the schema, of course, but I think that's there for multiple modifications - something I actually think is a bad idea. I don't see any support for it in the text, though.
>
> Actually I think, this would be fine and it also feels natural to do. Modifying owner/admin/member list is all the same and one could modify affiliations of all users in one run.

I don't see anything in the text that suggests this is possible, which
pretty much means that it's fine for a server to support the query,
but not for a client to actually make it without some further,
undefined, negotiation.

/K



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