brong at netizen.com.au
Tue Jun 6 20:11:00 CDT 2000
On Tue, Jun 06, 2000 at 04:11:13PM -0400, Chris wrote:
> > OK, I think I get the picture now. One thing that
> > does puzzle me a little is why, in general, a single
> > user would want to be logged in simultaneously on
> > multiple connections. Any particular applications for
> > this capability?
> Flexibility for the user. You can be logged in from home and work at the
> same time, or log in while your out longer than you thought from work.
And hopefully have the priority set highest for the one at which you've
last been 'active'.
Or have the message to to every logged in client, then the act of you
reading the message send _another_ message to every client but this one
with a flag set saying "msgid $n has been read" so they don't display
it as new when you get back to the other clients.
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