[jdev] Monthly XMPP Meeting

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Wed Mar 11 12:10:18 CDT 2009

On Wed Mar 11 15:59:11 2009, Jonathan Schleifer wrote:
> Am 11.03.2009 um 16:50 schrieb Peter Saint-Andre:
>> They are also how you join a MUC room.
>> I suggest that we spend our time on more productive tasks than  
>> getting
>> rid of directed presence or change presence subscriptions to IQs or
>> whatever.
> Uhm, if I'm not totally wrong,
> <presence to='stpeter at jabber.org'>
> <show>away</show>
> </presence>
> to fake that I am away is part of the XMPP Core?!

No, you're signalling your availability to stpeter. That availability  
is allowed to be different to your general availability, this is  
true. And because of the interaction between directed presence and  
the roster, things can get complicated.

I don't think that renders directed presence useless.

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