[Standards] XEP-0060: "entity element" should be "subscription element"

Ralph Meijer ralphm at ik.nu
Fri Jul 27 16:32:52 UTC 2018

Hoi Melvin,

Thanks for your comment. I agree this is likely a leftover. If you want, you can create a pull request over at https://github.com/xsf/xeps. Otherwise, just attach a patch to an email here.

From: Melvin Vermeeren <mail at mel.vin>
Sent: Friday, July 27, 2018 18:09
To: standards at xmpp.org
Subject: [Standards] XEP-0060: "entity element" should be "subscription element"

> Hi, 
> I noticed something minor when working on PubSub which initially caused some 
> confusion. Section 6.1.6 of XEP-0060: Publish-Subscribe says: 
> > therefore the SubID MUST be unique for each node+JID combination and the 
> > SubID MUST be present on the entity element any time it is sent to the 
> > subscriber 
> I believe "entity element" should be "subscription element" here. A search on 
> "entity element" gives a few more hits, It appears they should all be replaced 
> as well since "<entity/>" appears to not exist anymore currently. 
> Looks like they are leftovers from an old version of the XEP, since 1.8's 
> changelog has the following item: 
> > Changed <entity/> element to <subscription/> element in response to 
> > subscription request 
> I am not yet familiar with sending patches for XEPs. Could someone either make 
> the change or give me some directions? Thanks. 
> -- 
> Regards, 
> Melvin Vermeeren
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