[JDEV] Status offline on </jabber>

Thomas Charron tcharron at ductape.net
Thu Oct 14 11:32:07 CDT 1999

Quoting Ryan Eatmon <reatmon at ti.com>:

> I use two accounts for testing.  Since part of what I want to test the
> status transactions I connect to a server using the compiled jabber
> client and then my Perl/Tk client can see that userA is online.  But if
> I then run my one shot client it immediately shows that userA is
> off-line even though he is still connected in the jabber client.

  Ok, see below..

> The problem is that the jabber server immediately sends a <status
> type='offline'></status> when it gets the </jabber> tag.  This is going
> to cause the one shot programs to become annoying.  Is this problem
> fixed with the new presence idea?  Or will it still send that <status>
> message when it gets a </jabber> tag?

  Hrm..  Doesn't the status offline message INCLUDE the NICK that is marked 
offline?  You need to catch that as well..

Thomas Charron
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