[Standards] LAST CALL: XEP-0334 (Message Processing Hints)

Matthew Wild mwild1 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 12:58:04 UTC 2017


On 23 February 2017 at 12:52, Matthew Wild <mwild1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8 February 2017 at 23:47, Christian Schudt <christian.schudt at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Do servers really have a distinction between a permanent and a temporar store? Aren’t offline messages usually stored permanently, too?
>> If I’d develop a server message store/archive, I wouldn’t develop one for temporar messages and another one for permanent ones, but just put all messages into one database.
>
> With most servers going to be archiving nowadays, it looks this way,
> yes. The line between "temporary" and "permanent" is blurry,

(not sure what happened to the rest of the sentence)

I was going to say that I think the XEP does indicate the semantics
here... one is storage for later delivery, and one is for archival.

Maybe we don't need both.

Regards,
Matthew


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