[JDEV] Resources and Priorities Questions

Peter Millard me at pgmillard.com
Wed Feb 27 11:49:14 CST 2002

Derek -

This could be implemented client side by having the client's auto-away
settings automatically goto '0' priority, and when you have activity, the
client kicks back to the "normal" priority for that client (say 1 or 2).
This would be a lot harder to implement server side I think.

Peter M.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Derek J. Balling" <dredd at megacity.org>
To: <jdev at jabber.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2002 9:36 AM
Subject: [JDEV] Resources and Priorities Questions

> OK, let me see if I understand something properly:
> 1.) If user at server/Home sends a message to "someone else", that
> someone else should reply to, obviously, user at server/Home, since
> that's where it knows user IS, correct?
> 2.) The Jabber book, on p.127, says:
> "In the event there's a priority tie, the most recent connection to
> the Jabber server wins"
> By connection, do we mean "Session start" or "activity seen"? The
> reason I ask is that we have a lot of employees with dedicated access
> at home, and it would make sense that folks would just leave their
> Jabber client running at home and running at work. Now, to make sure
> they always get their messages, they can either:
> (a) constantly twiddle the priorities to be "higher than the other place"
> (b) leave them at the same priority, but every time they
> (go-home|get-to-work) sign out and sign back in
> but a nicer alternative would be:
> (c) have the server know "ah, Home and Work have the same priority,
> but I last saw ACTIVITY from Work, so they must be there." (or vice
> versa)
> Is "C" do-able?
> D
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