[standards-jig] Invisibility Support in Jabber

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Aug 15 18:03:16 UTC 2002


I removed it because I had it in there but Jer noticed it and started
saying "ARGH" all over the place. :)

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
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On Fri, 9 Aug 2002, Jonathan Pobst wrote:

> Huh, I guess this has been removed in the latest IETF docs, guess I should
> start working from them instead of the February 2002 one.
> 
> pobst
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: standards-jig-admin at jabber.org
> [mailto:standards-jig-admin at jabber.org]On Behalf Of Jeremie
> Sent: Friday, August 09, 2002 12:19 AM
> To: standards-jig at jabber.org
> Subject: Re: [standards-jig] Invisibility Support in Jabber
> 
> 
> > ARGH. Despite what /some/ of the Internet Drafts say, type="available"
> > /is/ a part of the protocol. Any docs which leave it out are in error.
> 
> ARGH ARGH!
> 
> I can't believe this misconception is still around :)
> 
> There never has been a type="available" since a presence packet is
> intrinsically always "available" unless you specifically type it to
> something else (it's *presence* after all).  The server actively removes
> the type attribute if it's set to "available" both because the docs were
> confusing on this at one point back in 99/2000 and some prototype client
> was sending them.
> 
> Jer
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