[Standards-JIG] proto-JEP: Flagging the Primary Resource

Trejkaz trejkaz at trypticon.org
Fri Sep 30 02:05:01 UTC 2005

> This may be a daft though from someone who doesn't really know a lot of
> low-level XMPP specifics, but why can't you just say that a server can
> artificially inflate a presence packet's priority?
> eg. Client 1 & 2 sign in, both with a priority of 0. The server
> determines (by whatever means) that client 1 is "primary". It then sends
> a presence stanza for client 1 with a priority of "127" (despite client
> 1 asking for a priority of 0).
> That would save on the extra XML, as well as not require a whole new
> JEP.

The question then is, if I send priority of 1, and the server doesn't send
my own priority back to me, then what is my priority?


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