[jdev] deferred delivery

Mickael Remond 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 !

Mickaël Rémond

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