[Standards-JIG] directed presence-probes question

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon May 1 19:40:08 UTC 2006


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Tomasz Sterna wrote:
> I had a bugreport by a few of my users, that jabberd2 does not conform
> to RFC 3921 5.1.3 and does not answer to presence probes on behalf of
> users.
> 
> During investigation I found that it does answer on presence probes
> directed to user bare JID.
> 
> It doesn't though on probes directed to a full JID.
> 
> I personally think it's conformant to RFC3920 10.5.1 and RFC3921
> 5.1.4.1 saying that server MUST deliver directed (full JID) presences
> to user unmodified.
> 
> 
> 
> It brings a question though why does google xmpp server send probes to
> a full JID?
> It's kinda useless. User can be online on some other resources than
> the last time, may just changed it etc.

IMHO a probe SHOULD NOT be sent to a full JID. I might even say MUST NOT.

P


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Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation
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