[Standards] Query types in PubSub

Paul Schaub vanitasvitae at fsfe.org
Sun Aug 16 10:07:11 UTC 2020

Am 14.08.20 um 14:17 schrieb Paul Schaub:
> Also it is not entirely clear to my, why for URIs that cause some action
> the URI contains 'pubsub' after the question mark, but for simply
> addressing an item, 'pubsub' can be omitted. I already looked into
> https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5122#section-2.2 which declares the form
> of an XMPP URI, but I can't see why 'pubsub' is sometimes placed as
> iquerytype and not in other cases. Can someone explain / link me to
> further resources?
It turns out that the 'pubsub' query type must be used whenever an
entity is interacting with the pubsub service. As per my understanding
simply addressing an item does not qualify as an interaction, so the
query type can be omitted in such case.


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