[jdev] last presence confusion

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Mon Jan 28 10:33:54 CST 2008

Tomasz Sterna wrote:
> On Pt, 2008-01-25 at 18:41 +0100, Maciek Niedzielski wrote:
>>> The price of avoiding a jabber:iq:last flood.  Sounds like the caps 
>>> discussion. :)
>> But jabber:iq:last flood is not obligatory ;)
> jabber:iq:version flood is not obligatory too, though we put much words
> into the topic.
> IMO last presence is more visible and requested feature than version
> information.

I have no idea what users really want. :) But I agree that a lot of end 
users would probably like to know the last presence of their buddies 
(e.g., so they can receive cool logout messages). However, there is no 
limit on the size of the <status/> element, so these presence stanzas 
*could* be quite large if people start to use this feature as a form of 


Peter Saint-Andre

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