[Standards] XEP-0198 minor enhancement

Kevin Smith kevin.smith at isode.com
Wed Jun 3 13:44:58 UTC 2015

On 29 May 2015, at 21:00, Dave Cridland <dave at cridland.net> wrote:
> What if, on a resumption failure, a server could include the 'h' attribute, to mean "I can't actually resume your state, but I did get all the stanzas up until H".
> I think this allows servers to hold onto this small amount of state for considerably longer than it's desirable to keep a disconnected session live, and it also makes a halfway house between ack-only and full resumption possible for other servers.
> Thoughts?

Sounds eminently sensible.

> Also, do you think we could add this attribute without a version bump?

I’d like to say yes, but I think the answer’s no.


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