[Standards] Comment to rfc3921 pt 11.1 : handling of messages to ressources with identical priorities

Joe Hildebrand hildjj at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 17:02:09 UTC 2007


On Aug 21, 2007, at 5:15 AM, Remko Tronçon wrote:

> When 2 resources are logged in with the same priority, it's probably a
> lot worse to just let the server pick one, because it will pick the
> wrong one in 50% of the cases.

Not if you use a better algorithm.  You've got information from  
presence that helps you make a better choice than coin-flip.   
Timestamps, show, etc. are really good at tie-breaking in the real  
world.

-- 
Joe Hildebrand





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