[JDEV] Q: Does roster require manual management?

Jens Alfke jens at mac.com
Wed Apr 4 11:18:19 CDT 2001


On Tuesday, April 3, 2001, at 04:46 PM, David Waite wrote:

> Jabber uses the roster as its list for presence subscription 
> management, with a few gui addins for simplicity sake. (e.g. nickname 
> and groups).

So that means that when I send a <presence> packet to 
subscribe/unsubscribe from someone's presence, that my roster will 
implicitly be updated by the server?

However, libEBjabber.c always does a "set" on the roster after 
subscribing / unsubscribing, which is what confused me. Is this 
redundant?

—Jens
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