[jdev] deferred delivery
mickael.remond at erlang-fr.org
Tue Mar 1 08:04:08 CST 2005
Tijl Houtbeckers wrote:
> You can do two things.. modify an existing server to use
> store-and-forward, perhaps only under certain conditions (take a look
> at AMP, http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0079.html ). Or you could write
> a component that delivers a message (if it's located on your own
> server, it could even spoof the from JID in most cases, take a look at
> the recent thread about that).
> The latter idea would be more for when the user expclitly wants to use
> it to leave a message (I can imagine a client could try to deliver it
> the normal way, and when it gets an error offer to deliver it using
> that service). The advantage is it would (potentially) work on all
> jabber servers that support components, and people from other server
> could use it too (if you allow that, and without the spoofing ofcourse).
You proposal seems consistent to me and is a better way that trying to
mask the error. Having an explicit service that will try to resend the
message on your behalf is clean and consistent with Jabber.
Thank you !
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