[Standards-JIG] Re: NEW: JEP-0173 (Pubsub Subscription Storage)

Nolan Eakins sneakin at semanticgap.com
Fri Feb 10 22:57:11 UTC 2006

Remko Troncon wrote:
>>How often is a client going to check for affiliations? Affils only need 
>>to be checked when the client is managing those affiliations, and that 
>>doesn't need to happen every time they start up. Affiliations are 
>>practically set and forget.
> A client who wants to display every contact's avatar needs to check the
> affiliations every time, because it might be that a contact was added
> to your contact list while using a non-PEP-enabled client.

So Client A starts and keeps a local copy of the roster upon exit. 
Client B adds someone to the roster. Client A is started again and 
notices a change in the roster by comparing the server's copy with the 
cached copy. Client A checks the affiliations related to the new item.

- Nolan

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