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RE: XMPP IRIs: feedback requested

From: Joe Hildebrand <JHildebrand@jabber.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 13:48:35 -0600
Message-ID: <8D96EDA0AC04D31197B400A0C96C1480142FADC7@corp.webb.net>
To: uri@w3.org

The connection method shouldn't matter.

mailto: doesn't specify whether you use SMTP or IMAP compose to send the
message to your server.

The version is then negotiated with the server you connect to, so it's even
further down the chain.  In practice, today there are two flavors of XMPP:
Pre-1.0, "Jabber" protocol, and 1.0, "XMPP".  The only difference that
should matter is if the syntax for the identifiers was different.  It's not,
except for the canonicalization and allowed characters are now more
precisely specified in 3920.  Those new rules shouldn't change the
processing of the URI/IRI scheme; we've been dealing with this potential
compatibility problem with no known issue ever since 3920 was published.

-- 
Joe Hildebrand  

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larry Masinter [mailto:LMM@acm.org] 
> Sent: Monday, August 22, 2005 2:15 PM
> To: 'Peter Saint-Andre'
> Cc: uri@w3.org
> Subject: RE: XMPP IRIs: feedback requested
> 
> 
> Maybe we should address this in the URI scheme registration 
> document--that schemes could be defined in terms of "IRI" 
> syntax, using RFC 3987 rules to transform them to URI syntax.
> 
> Right now, the guidelines don't really mention that as a possibility. 
> 
> Even so, it should still be called a "URI scheme", even if it 
> is defined using "IRI syntax".
> 
> Looking at RFC 3920, does the xmpp URI scheme assume that 
> you're using the TCP binding? Would there be a different 
> scheme for a binding that uses polling over HTTP?
> Is the "xmpp" scheme only for XMPP version 1.0, or is the 
> version negotiated independently?
> 
> Larry
> 
> 


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