[Juser] facebook ignores XMPP status

Torsten Bronger bronger at physik.rwth-aachen.de
Mon Feb 15 09:23:23 CST 2010


Peter Saint-Andre writes:

> [...]
> 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...

Indeed.  After having added chat.facebook.com, I have dozens of new
contacts, many of which are duplicates, but neither meta contacts
nor groups -- this way, Facebook's XMPP is very intrusive for my


Torsten Bronger, aquisgrana, europa vetus
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