[Standards] NEW: XEP-0224 (Attention)

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri Aug 10 22:32:09 UTC 2007

Sergei Golovan wrote:
> On 8/11/07, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at jabber.org> wrote:
>> If it's a chat message then it won't be a strange headline message. If
>> the message is empty except for the attention request then a client must
>> ignore the message if it doesn't understand the attention namespace, so
>> that won't result in strange empty messages. And several people on the
>> list don't think that the attention request is something that we need to
>> ack. But if others think this needs to be an IQ then I'm open to argument.
> I know at least one client which will show an empty headline message
> (it's Tkabber, it can't imagine such strange headlines). Can someone
> bet that it's the only one?

If your client shows a message even though it doesn't understand the
only child element in that message, then you should file a bug with the
developers, because that violates RFC 3920.


Peter Saint-Andre

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