[Standards] Feedback to Compliance Suites 2020

Jonas Schäfer jonas at wielicki.name
Wed Oct 9 19:13:59 UTC 2019

On Mittwoch, 9. Oktober 2019 21:01:18 CEST JC Brand wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 09, 2019 at 05:24:49PM +0200, Georg Lukas wrote:
> > * Evgeny <xramtsov at gmail.com> [2019-10-09 17:08]:
> > > I would like to see BOSH dropped and moving the XEP to historical or
> > > deprecated state, because I see zero advantages over Websockets now
> > > (supporting both XEP-0198 and BOSH makes no sense at all).
> > 
> > there is still an open issue with WebSockets for anonymous sessions: you
> > can't 0198 resume anon sessions because you can't re-login with the same
> > credentials, and thus BOSH will survive a page reload, whereas WS won't.
> > Until this problem is solved, I'd rather not kill BOSH.
> Yes, I was affected by this issue recently.
> I don't see how this will get resolved without allowing the client to
> specify the full JID it wants to re-use so that it can then use XEP-0198 to
> resume its previous session.
> At least one server developer was against the idea, IIRC saying that it goes
> breaks the semantics of anonymous connections.

Which is true.

I think that for those cases, [XEP-0397] would come in handy. It can serve 
here not only as a speedup of resumption, but also as a way to make resumption 

kind regards,

   [XEP-0397]: https://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0397.html
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