[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Bind 2.0

Florian Schmaus flo at geekplace.eu
Tue Jan 17 22:15:03 UTC 2017


On 17.01.2017 21:30, Michal Piotrowski wrote:
>> Note: this gets rid of manual resource binding altogether. For
> discussion on standards@
> 
> This maybe tricky. On one hand I think it'd be better if only the server
> could assign resource, on the other hand I worked with some
> installations (closed ones) where the resource where well though and
> contained some informations about the client like app version or
> platform. This was later used by some other parts of the entire system.

Never encode information in the resourcepart.

I consider this an anti-pattern in XMPP. We have better ways to expose
the app version or the like.

- Florian

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