[JDEV] filtering and delaying messages

Al Sutton al at alsutton.com
Fri Jun 22 07:20:41 CDT 2001

I'm looking to do the same thing, but I'm going to do it from the server

The client end isn't really an option because the user may run jabber
clients from many places, and thus any messages pulled by one client aren't
available elsewhere even if the user has not seen them.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas Parslow (PatRat)" <patrat at rat-software.com>
To: "Jacques Wisson" <jdev at jabber.org>
Sent: Friday, June 22, 2001 11:45 AM
Subject: Re: [JDEV] filtering and delaying messages

> > I'm writing a Jabber client and I have a little question...
> > Is there a way to be online, to be notify about new incoming "message"
entities but to delay their reception (they are kept by the server) ?
> > For instance, lets suppose I am chating with somebody and I don't want
any other message to disturb our conversation. So I would send a kind of
filter to the server to delay these messages (except
> > those from who I am talking with) until I get unbusy and cancel this
filter. Does that make sense?
> > Thanks.
> This seems to be the sort of thing that would be best done at the
> client level, the client would receive the messages but not present
> them to the user until the users state changes.
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