[Standards-JIG] Dead participants in MU-conf, JEP-0045

JD Conley jconley at winfessor.com
Wed Dec 15 22:19:39 UTC 2004

> This would be great, and it is what I was advocating also, except that
> appears to violate the protocol:
>   http://www.xmpp.org/specs/rfc3921.html#presence-resp-probes
> 'If the user is not in the contact's roster with a subscription state
> "From", "From + Pending Out", or "Both" (as defined under Subscription
> States), the contact's server MUST return a presence stanza of type
> "error"
> in response to the presence probe...'
> So much for that idea. :(

That's unfortunate.  We should add to that section of XMPP to include a
statement about directed presence.  Entities for which the contact sent
directed presence should be able to probe for updated presence


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