[Standards-JIG] Pre-Proto XEP - Karma

Richard Dobson richard at dobson-i.net
Tue Jan 9 17:09:56 UTC 2007


Michal 'vorner' Vaner wrote:
> Hello,
>
> On Tue, Jan 09, 2007 at 11:55:45AM +1000, Bruce Campbell wrote:
>   
>> -	Max number of 'should be human' stanzas sent
>> 	( I'm a really, really fast typer in multiple chat sessions )
>>     
>
> But you should be careful here, there are bots on the network that can
> be useful, so you should not limit these (like a TV program that needs
> to alert that 784 star track fans the program they asked for will start
> in 5 minutes).
>
> It should be at last noted in implementation notes it should allow
> setting exceptions for these things.
>
> But a good idea IMHO, as the whole.
>   
Yes exceptions should probably be supported, although arguably the 
example you have provided should really be implemented by the bot using 
pubsub rather than trying to send out all the alerts itself which will 
completely bypass this particular issue.

Richard





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