[Council] Message Mine-ing

Joe Hildebrand jhildebrand at jabber.com
Fri Nov 21 09:43:10 CST 2008


The 300th time I had to explain to a customer how wrong they were for
wanting what Mine-ing provides, I snapped, and wrote a XEP.

Comes a point where if users ask for something continuously, it doesn't
matter how right we are.


On 11/21/08 4:08 AM, "Dave Cridland" <dave at cridland.net> wrote:

> Can I ask the seemingly obvious question (and this time ask it from
> the right email address, so the message goes through... Sorry for the
> duplicate, Joe):
> 
> What case is this solving that cannot be solved by clients setting
> priority correctly? It seems to be saying "Some servers and clients
> don't do something sensible, therefore we'll make them all implement
> a new protocol instead of just doing the right thing in the first
> place." - and this seems, well, the wrong approach.
> 
> I'm assuming that Joe has something more interesting in mind.
> 
> Dave.
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Joe Hildebrand



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