[Juser] simultaneous logins

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu May 10 10:40:06 CDT 2007


ed wrote:
> Hi, I know Jabber supports simultaneous logins with different
> Resources, but is there a way to make it so that 2 simultaneous
> logins can receive all messages?
> 
> That is, I'm logged in to my computer via Psi and also logged in via
> my portable. When someone messages me, *only* the Psi instance will
> get the message. If I message someone *first* from the portable, and
> they reply, *then* the portable will get the messages, but my Psi
> won't. The only way my portable will get the initial messages from
> others is if Psi is offline.
> 
> So if I need to wander around the office with my portable, the only
> option seems to be to log off Psi, and then log back on when I get
> back to my desk. I'd prefer if both Psi and the portable receive
> *all* messages and can respond accordingly. Is there a way to do
> this?

Google Talk distributes messages that way, but it's not the standard
approach taken by most Jabber servers, which try to be "smart" about
which device/resource wants to receive messages.

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
XMPP Standards Foundation
http://www.xmpp.org/xsf/people/stpeter.shtml

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