[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Getting a User's Attention

Andreas Monitzer jig at monitzer.com
Fri Jul 6 17:21:53 UTC 2007

On Jul 06, 2007, at 18:31, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

> How do other services implement this kind of "poke" feature? I  
> assume in
> the UI you can right-click or whatever to choose "poke stpeter" and  
> your
> client sends this special message off to me.

Usually, it's a button in the message window I think.

> I think it's less likely
> that you'd send a message ("hey pay attention!") with the poke, but
> naturally you could do that. If my client didn't know anything  
> about the
> poke namespace (or was configured to ignore pokes) then it would  
> simply
> ignore that part of the stanza.

Yes, that's what I was thinking.


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