[Standards] NEW: XEP-0224 (Attention)

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri Aug 10 20:33:57 UTC 2007


Sergei Golovan wrote:
> On 8/11/07, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at jabber.org> wrote:
>> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> The more I think about it, the more it seems to me that this kind of
>> feature is a "throwaway" -- do you really need to receive a reply? You
>> just want to poke the other person. There's no need for a reliable
>> transport with fancy error messages and all that.
> 
> I think that if we can make less uncertainty an no cost (almost no
> cost) we should always do that. If a client author doesn't want to
> process replies it's up to him to ignore them.

But the recipient must send a reply if we use IQ, which seems wasteful
for a little toy like this.

/psa

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