[Standards] Dealing with the choice to have a different MIX roster format

Kevin Smith kevin.smith at isode.com
Thu Jun 15 14:55:59 UTC 2017


On 15 Jun 2017, at 15:30, Steve Kille <steve.kille at isode.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> 
>>> 
>>> <iq from='juliet at example.com/balcony'
>>>          id='bv1bs71f'
>>>          type='get'>
>>>       <query xmlns='jabber:iq:roster'>
>>>         <mix-info-request xmlns=‘urn:xmpp:mix:0'/>
>>>       </query>
>>> </iq>
>> 
>> I'd also s/mix-info-request/mix/.
>> 
> [Steve Kille] 
> 
> <mix/> is already used to encode MIX extension to a message, so I would prefer to not use the same element name here. 

Re-using the same element in different contexts can be problematic, but

> If you think <mix-info-request/> is too verbose,   I'm happy to take other suggestions

we should almost certainly be able to come up with something better than mix-info-request.

/K


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