[jdev] Invisibility. Was: Presence of type "available" not allowed?

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Sat May 10 08:13:11 CDT 2008


On 05/10/2008 3:40 AM, Andreas Monitzer wrote:
> On May 10, 2008, at 00:25, Tomasz Sterna wrote:
>> But backing to the topic...
>> Did you have any time to look at my proposal of layered privacy lists?
>> This could serve as a base for an easier for clients XEP-0126
>> replacement.
> 
> Yes, right now for implementing XEP-0126, you have to do some AI magic
> to get it to work, when you assume that the user might have set up a
> privacy list that has to be honored even when the user is invisible
> (which is a valid assumption). That was a no-go for me when I looked at
> implementing it for Adium.

Right. That's why I think XEP-0186 is a very useful shortcut around the
madness of invisibility based on privacy lists (even if in some server
implementations the two might use the same backend).

Peter

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