[Standards] XEP-0184 type attribute on message

Christian Schudt christian.schudt at gmx.de
Sat Feb 28 17:44:59 UTC 2015

I have interpreted and implemented it as „normal", too.

I have also suggested it to be more clear a year ago here, but unfortunately nobody cared:

- Christian

Am 28.02.2015 um 14:43 schrieb Daniele Ricci <daniele.athome at gmail.com>:

> Thanks Kurt,
> I can see that smack implementation puts normal. I can't look at other libraries right now, I'll check tomorrow. Anyway I also would like to hear the opinion of the people here.
> Daniele
> On 28 Feb 2015 14:02, "Kurt Zeilenga" <kurt.zeilenga at isode.com> wrote:
> > On Feb 28, 2015, at 3:27 AM, Daniele Ricci <daniele.athome at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hello people,
> > I'm reading XEP-0184 and I can't find any indication of what I should
> > put into the type attribute of delivery receipt stanzas (that is, with
> > <received/> inside). Should I leave it empty (defaulting to "normal")
> > or should I use the type of the original message?
> At least in the groupchat case, you must match the message type.  It’s not clear to me whether generally matching the type is generally best.
> — Kurt

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