[Standards-JIG] Semantics of negative priority

Trejkaz trejkaz at trypticon.org
Sat Jan 15 07:27:51 UTC 2005


On Sat, 15 Jan 2005 02:03, Maciek Niedzielski wrote:
> Trejkaz wrote:
> > On Fri, 14 Jan 2005 13:11, Maciek Niedzielski wrote:
> >>Stephen Marquard wrote:
> >>>What are negative priorities typically used for ?
> >>
> >>Negative priority prevents messages from being delivered to the
> >>resources that shouldn't get it.
> >>For example, all roster-modifying scripts (like JRU) should log in to
> >>your account with a negative priority. This way, even if JRU is the my
> >>only available resource, no messages would be delivered there.
> >
> > I would have thought that such a roster modifying script wouldn't even
> > need to set its presence in the first place.
>
> Is it possible to get roster from server without sending the initial
> presence?

Seems so.  I wonder now, whether it's server-dependent... but I don't see why 
you shouldn't be able to grab the roster or anything immediately after 
authenticating.

TX

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