[Standards-JIG] Re: Semantics of negative priority

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Jan 19 23:40:26 UTC 2005

In article <20050113081525.GA9483 at localhost>,
 Ralph Meijer <jabber.org at ralphm.ik.nu> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 09:36:18AM +0200, Stephen Marquard wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > (a) seems straightforward, but is my interpretation of (b) and (c) 
> > correct, i.e. a resource with negative priority is considered an 
> > "available" resource for presence purposes ?
> > 
> > What are negative priorities typically used for ?
> The only difference between a priority that is negative and one that is not
> is that the negative one is not used in the selection process for messages
> that are sent to the bare JID (without resource). All other functionality
> remains the same, including sending to the full resource of the client
> using negative priority (both <message/> and <iq/>).

What Ralph said.


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