[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Unique and stable message IDs

Matthew Wild mwild1 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 11:26:47 UTC 2015

On 5 June 2015 at 12:07, Daniel Gultsch <daniel at gultsch.de> wrote:
> 2015-06-05 13:01 GMT+02:00 Daniel Gultsch <daniel at gultsch.de>:
>> And I'm currently not really seeing the point of a client adding an id
>> since the client can already set the stanza id. With an the by attribute we
>> don't have to decide on whether or not there is a use case for the
>> client-id.
> fwiw I just thought of a use case for a client setting the message-id.  A
> client can use that to identify it's own message in a MUC when the muc
> server changes the stanza id.

Right, this is basically the only case I have seen. And I would *much*
rather see the MUC XEP and the single implementation that I know with
this behaviour, fixed, instead of writing off the 'id' attribute as
useless for what it's designed for - a means of tracking messages.


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