[jdev] Self Status

andy nes andynes83 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 08:36:34 UTC 2012


On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 1:54 PM, Kevin Smith <kevin at kismith.co.uk> wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 8:20 AM, andy nes <andynes83 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > When a user changes their status in the client, how can app know for sure
> > that the status is changes at the server? Does xmpp server(ejabberd in my
> > case) send any acknowledgement for a successful change in the status?
>
> Yes, you'll receive a copy when your status is set.
>

What is the 'Copy' that I get from Server?


>
> > Also, at any time, what if the user (client lib) wants to find out his
> > status (available, busy etc)
>
> It can remember it.
>
> > I know that the client can know the status as he can capture it when the
> > user changes it, but that might not always be true. What if the client
> sends
> > a status change, but due to some unforeseen reasons, the server doesn't
> > change that. Now the client and server are out of sync.
>
> This will only happen if the connection from the client to the server
> has dropped, in which case you'll find out because you stop getting
> replies from the server and eventually your socket will close (you can
> use XEP-0198 acks to know what the last acked stanza was), in which
> case being able to poll the server wouldn't help because your session
> is already dead.
>
> > So, is there a way to find out my own status asking the server?
>
> No.
>
> /K
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