[Standards] XEP-0060 (and dependent ones): overwriting an item of somebody else

Goffi goffi at goffi.org
Tue Aug 11 13:04:52 UTC 2015

On 11/08/2015 11:43, Dave Cridland wrote:

> I think we - probably - want to split out these two as distinct
> affiliations, long-term. Buddycloud does this, having an additional
> affiliation which has broad rights, compared to normal publishers which
> can only publish/retract their own content.
>     - if this option is present, it MUST default to false (i.e. a
>     publisher can't overwrite something that he didn't publish).
> This would, in turn, means that "publisher" affiliation could only
> retract and re-publish their own content, whereas the new affiliation
> could retract and republish any items - that is, no configuration option
> would be needed.

Hi David,

I like the idea of a new affiliation, but in this case, what would 
publish_model means ? A « subscribers » publish_model would mean normal 
publisher I guess, but how can I tell that « subscribers » are all 
[new_affiliation] ?


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