The Entity Capabilities protocol is specified in XEP-0115 (a Draft Standard of the XMPP Standards Foundation). This specification defines an XMPP protocol extension for broadcasting and dynamically discovering client, device, or generic entity capabilities. In order to minimize network impact, the transport mechanism is standard XMPP presence broadcast (thus forestalling the need for polling related to service discovery data), the capabilities information can be cached either within a session or across sessions. and the format has been kept as small as possible.
The following XML namespaces are used in the context of the Entity Capabilities protocol:
The following XML schemas are available for the Entity Capabilities protocol:
Information about this XMPP protocol is maintained by the XMPP Registrar.