[Standards-JIG] MUC Invitations, Jingle Relays, and Big Problems

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Nov 8 19:36:22 UTC 2006


Kevin Smith wrote:
> On 8 Nov 2006, at 03:02, Justin Karneges wrote:
>> On Tuesday 07 November 2006 5:53 pm, Matt Tucker wrote:
>>> implementation text could state that when chatting with someone not on
>>> your roster, all presence updates are sent as directed presence (so if
>>> you go away, send an away directed presence). More work for the client,
>>> but we don't have to change the RFC language. :)
>>
>> This is quite typical behavior in clients for years now, with MUC 
>> rooms for
>> example.
> 
> Although really, if we want to be consistent across the protocol, we'd 
> want a temporary subscription state, which ends with an unavailable 
> packet. It's not really a burden for a client to simulate it, but it'd 
> be pretty neat to be able to do it in protocol.

Sounds nice in theory, but in practice I doubt we'd see much demand for it.

Peter

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