[Standards] XEP-0198 minor enhancement

Matthew Wild mwild1 at gmail.com
Fri May 29 21:32:26 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?

Definitely +1.

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

If it's optional, yes. Theoretically a client could choke on an
unexpected attribute, but the number of XEP-0198-capable clients that
I know would do this is zero.

Regards,
Matthew



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