Explicit vs. Implicit Initiation [was Re: [Juser] FYI]

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri Aug 30 12:40:46 CDT 2002


Well, there is an RSS feed for JabberCentral -- now all we need is a good
RSS agent for Jabber and you'd be able to receive updates in your Jabber
client. I use one at rifetech.com but it's a bit primitive still. :)

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation
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On Fri, 30 Aug 2002, Sameer Verma wrote:

> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> 
> >Yeah, cool, huh? I posted that news here:
> >
> >http://www.jabbercentral.org/news/view.php?news_id=1030050129
> >  
> >
> This is interesting...the post on jabbercentral requires an effort on my 
> part to go to that website every day. The mailing list sends messages 
> automatically...the classic pull vs push. The website is based on pull, 
> and the mailinglist is using push. It appears that when it comes to push 
> vs. pull, the information is not as important as the initiation method. 
> I should know. I did my Ph.D on this ;-) 
> (http://verma.sfsu.edu/profile/phd.proposal.pdf)
> It is also interesting how the initiation method ties into how presence 
> works. Implicit vs. Explicit supposedly makes all the difference.
> 
> Sameer
> 
> -- 
> Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
> Asst. Professor of Information Systems
> San Francisco State University
> San Francisco CA 94132 USA
> http://verma.sfsu.edu/ 
> 
> 
> >Peter
> >
> >--
> >Peter Saint-Andre
> >Jabber Software Foundation
> >http://www.jabber.org/people/stpeter.html
> >  
> >
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