julian at linuxpower.org
Tue Jun 6 13:24:59 CDT 2000
No, they cannot be blank.
David Conner wrote:
> --- Chris <cbehm at dotclick.com> wrote:
> > > Can someone explain to me what the significance of
> > > Jabber "Resources" are from a client-side
> > perspective?
> > > When you log on, do you need to specify some
> > > pre-existing Resource that exists on that
> > particular
> > > server?
> > >
> > > If there's any documentation on this to RTFM,
> > could
> > > someone point me to its location?
> > The resource can be anything you want, the server
> > uses it to tell the
> > difference between two connections on the same
> > account. That is,
> > user at server/work is a different session than
> > user at server/home and both can
> > be online at the same time. There are no predefined
> > resources but a lot of
> > people will put their location (home, work, school,
> > etc) or client name.
> > Chris
> So the server doesn't really care what it's called,
> then? You do have to have *something* as the resource
> ID, though, correct? It can't be left blank? (I think
> I discovered this through trial and error.)
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