[jdev] That presence problem again
hildjj at gmail.com
Mon Apr 23 10:50:22 CDT 2007
For mail notification, you might try <message type='headline'/> to
avoid offline storage.
On Apr 20, 2007, at 5:52 PM, Bruce Campbell wrote:
> On Sat, 21 Apr 2007, Robin Redeker wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 20, 2007 at 10:22:33PM +0000, Nathan Fritz wrote:
>>> I don't see this as being the client's job.
>>> I don't believe that the client should take it upon itself to nag
>>> about presence, as presence is high traffic enough as it is.
>> I indeed agree with that. Having clients polling is very undesireable
>> w.r.t. bandwidth and traffic.
> Either I could treat the existing presence push mechanism as being
> partially broken, poll occasionally, and have reasonably updated
> information and, or I could rely completely on the existing
> presence push mechanism, and deal with complaints of, say, a mail
> notification bot filling up an offline message store, or a pretty
> web presence bot giving the wrong information for hours on end.
> In this particular situation (mail notification bot), I personally
> prefer the fewer complaints option, since the poll traffic isn't
> leaving the local server.
> I like the <iq/> option that JD supplied.
> Bruce Campbell.
> Of course, I'll argue the other way when it comes to chat clients ;)
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