[Standards-JIG] Re: Presence priority Question

Remko Troncon remko at el-tramo.be
Sat Feb 4 10:00:56 UTC 2006


On 04 Feb 2006, at 5:18, Vinod Panicker wrote:

> IMO, the spec should say that a client SHOULD not set a priority
> greater than 0.  If it does set a priority greater than 0, it has to
> detect using suitable mechanisms when and if the user of the client
> has gone "away" and MUST drop the priority down back to 0 or a
> negative value.
>
> This should prevent the problem that Venkat is talking about.

That would not help at all, since servers can still deliver to any of  
the connected clients. *If* a rule should be changed, it should be  
the stanza delivery rule, and it should say "If multiple entities  
have the same highest priority, the message should be delivered to  
all of them".

cheers,
Remko



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