[Juser] facebook ignores XMPP status

Jesse Thompson jesse.thompson at doit.wisc.edu
Fri Feb 12 10:17:50 CST 2010

On 2/12/2010 9:08 AM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> On 2/12/10 7:25 AM, Jesse Thompson wrote:
>> Is it just me, or does Facebook ignore XMPP client status?  I'm either
>> online or offline.  Facebook doesn't seem to translate my client being
>> away/xa/na as being idle in FB.
> Hi Jesse,
> It appears that the Facebook XMPP interface is just that -- an
> incomplete interface to what is still essentially an HTTP service. They
> support a minimal subset of XMPP functionality, which means only on/off
> presence and message bodies (perhaps with XHTML support). No extended
> data at all, no availability states, no IQs, etc. We're hoping that they
> will add more features over time...

Thanks Peter.  I'll just set Psi to auto-logout in the mean time, which 
is probably something I should be doing anyway.


> Peter
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   Jesse Thompson
   Division of Information Technology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
   Email/IM: jesse.thompson at doit.wisc.edu

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