[standards-jig] Invisibility Support in Jabber

Joe Hildebrand jhildebrand at jabber.com
Fri Aug 9 19:13:38 UTC 2002


Ben Schumacher <ben at blahr.com> writes:

> On Thu, 8 Aug 2002, David Waite wrote:
>> It makes things more complicated, but doesn't really make invisibility
>> work better.
>> For example, I still can't say "I want to be invisible to these people
>> always" unless I stay invisible and manually send initial presence to
>> every single user in my roster; otherwise I come online first, which is
>> an event logged by their client..
>
> That currently would require some major changes to the way presence works,
> this suggestion, OTOH, is more of an evolution of the protocol. The
> feature you mention would still be available to a client that is designed
> properly. In my dicussions of how this functionality could be used, the
> idea of a predefined bookmark (snapshot?) of visibilities could be
> defined.

Hm.  This seems simlar to the zebra list support for profiles.  Maybe
there is a chance to integrate them?

-- 
Joe Hildebrand




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