[JDEV] Promiscuous presence for user communities (with patch)

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Oct 1 10:14:37 CDT 2003

On Tue, Sep 30, 2003 at 08:09:13PM -0700, Steven Brown wrote:

> It could also be implemented as an optional namespace under <presence>,
> e.g., the client could send <presence type="available"><promiscuous
> xmlns="..."/>...</presence> and capable servers would use it and
> incapable servers would ignore it and just treat it as a normal
> 'available' presence.  That wouldn't modify the protocol afaik.  I
> figured it would make more sense as a type due to the way 'invisible'
> had been implemented as a type instead of making it a tag under a
> type="unavailable".  Would the promiscuous tag under presence as
> mentioned be better?

Yes, that is the Jabber Way [tm].

And <presence type='invisible'/> is evil. Let's not use that as a model
for anything. :-)


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