[Standards] PR#716: XEP-0030: Clarify 'disco#info' feature in 'disco#info' responses

Jonas Schäfer jonas at wielicki.name
Thu Nov 8 17:21:14 UTC 2018


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On Donnerstag, 8. November 2018 17:54:46 CET Jonas Schäfer wrote:
> <editor-hat>
> 
> @flowdalic wrote:
> > Strictly speaking, every disco#info IQ result must contain the
> > disco#info feature. But looking at the existing examples in various
> > XEPs and implementations, this feature is usually omitted. Hence we
> > clarify in XEP-0030 that announcing the 'disco#info' feature is
> > optional, as support for it is implicitly acknowledged by returning a
> > result IQ to a 'disco#info' IQ request.
> > 
> > After thinking about the situation a while, this is currently my preferred
> > solution. But I am not sure if it may causes issues regarding entity
> > capabilities 1.0 and 2.0 (Should 'disco#info' be part of the hash input or
> > not? Probably it should.) . Hence it possibly deserves some discussion by
> > the community and by council.
> > 
> > For a motivation see
> > 
> >     * #715
> >     
> >     * [processone/ejabberd#2661](https://github.com/processone/ejabberd/
> 
> issues/2661)
> 
> Bringing it to the list so that people can take a look.
> </editor-hat>

Sigh... forgot to include the link where the quote came from:

https://github.com/xsf/xeps/pull/716

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kind regards,
Jonas
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