[Standards] Error requesting own vcard

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Mar 23 22:02:12 UTC 2018


On 3/23/18 3:48 PM, Matthew Wild wrote:
> On 23 March 2018 at 21:42, Kevin Smith <kevin.smith at isode.com> wrote:
>>> On 23 March 2018 at 21:15, Kevin Smith <kevin.smith at isode.com> wrote:
> 
>>> However the XEP explicitly states that they are semantically
>>> equivalent, so I guess it doesn't matter much either way.
>>
>> I don’t think that’s true, is it? The XEP says both are possible responses, but doesn’t say anything about when one should be chosen over the other, nor on their equivalence.
> 
> It's always worrying when standards discussions come down to analysing
> the structure of sentences :)
> 
> It says both cases apply to "If no vCard exists [...]". That is, both
> of the responses mean the same thing - the vcard does not exist.

That is my interpretation of the sentence. Why we defined things that
way, I cannot recall.

Peter


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