[JDEV] Q: Priority values in presence?
Thomas Parslow (PatRat)
patrat at rat-software.com
Mon Apr 2 16:02:00 CDT 2001
> Is there a generally-used "priority" value that the various clients use
> when setting presence? libjabber doesn't itself set it, nor does
> everybuddy (libEBjabber.c). According to the spec, that will default the
> priority to zero. I want to be well-behaved and not have my client usurp
> everyone else's in the case of multiple logins.
> Do any of the other clients out there use different values?
> Is zero considered the default for a normal GUI client? If so, would
> something like a pager have a negative priority?
> Do any of the clients let the user adjust the priority?
> And most importantly, is the server at all intelligent about considering
> availability as well as priority if two online resources for the same
> jid both have priority n, but one is available while the other is away
> or dnd, will traffic be routed to the available one? If not, that
> implies that a well behaved client should automatically lower its
> priority as its status becomes less available.
JabberIM (jabber.com's client) allows you to set it's priority, try
setting your status to custom.
Thomas Parslow (PatRat) ICQ #:26359483
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