[Standards-JIG] rfc3921bis, RC3

Ralph Meijer jabber.org at ralphm.ik.nu
Sun Nov 5 14:36:48 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-10-13 at 18:18 -0700, JD Conley wrote:
> > Here we're talking about available presence, not unavailable. Without
> > the <ignore/> it is possible to imagine scenarios where the server
> > would
> > not realise that an empty directed available presence stanza that it
> > received is actually a response to one of the probes we are discussing.
> > The server would then deliver the "directed available presence stanza"
> > to the room, the room would broadcast it, and everyone's good presence
> > data (show/status etc) would be overwritten with inaccurate data.
> Agreed. I think it is essential to be able to differentiate this "fake" probe response from a "real" directed presence stanza.

Why not use an id attribute, and also, why are the examples in 4.6 not
showing type='probe' and is the probe not directed to the full JID?



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