[Standards-JIG] Behaviour when sending a message to a negativepriority resource

Joe Hildebrand hildjj at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 22:50:14 UTC 2006


On Sep 20, 2006, at 10:09 AM, Nolan Eakins wrote:

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> Joe Hildebrand wrote:
>> So, there's a bot and a user at the same bare jid, with different
>> resources?  That seems like a confusing approach.  If it's a presence
>> probe of some kind, it shouldn't need to respond to messages.  If  
>> it's a
>> normal-style bot, it should have its own identity.
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> I can see such a situation popping up with a calendar app. I have it
> bound to "me at semanticgap.com/calendar", but since I don't ever want  
> any
> chat messages going to it I place it with a negative priority. In  
> such a
> case, I'll still want it to receive updates contained in message  
> stanzas
> and possibly issue message based commands to it: "add 10:00 AM  
> Meeting".

This is completely possible.  You can always direct a message a  
message to a resource, even if that resource is negative priority.   
It's just not eligible for being "most available", when a message is  
sent to the bare jid.



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