[Standards] LAST CALL: XEP-0224 (Attention)

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Wed Nov 12 08:46:33 CST 2008


On Wed Nov 12 12:37:45 2008, Remko Tronçon wrote:
> > In XEP-0115 you include a hashed features list into your presence  
> packet. This
> > presence packet is the same for all you roster items (in fact,  
> it's
> > your server who broadcasts this packet).
> 
> Right, I was talking about using directed presence to these  
> contacts.
> I didn't say it was an easy solution, but that would be the  
> 'protocol'
> solution, albeit a horrible one.
> 
> It's much easier to do this type of filtering in the client itself
> (it's just an <attention/> stanza), so I don't see any reason for
> going into any more details. Just mentioning that the client should
> allow a user to disable it is enough; at what granularity or any  
> other
> detail (such as maximum attention send rate and those crazy things)  
> is
> left to the client, and should be left out of protocol specs like
> this.

If I send you <attention/>, and your client doesn't honour it from  
me, should your client tell me? Or should it tell me if it did?

Dave.
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