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

Rachel Blackman rcb at ceruleanstudios.com
Fri Jul 6 23:17:42 UTC 2007


>> Since poke (or buzz) is usually just implemented on any service or
>> client as your message window jittering around on the recipient's
>> desktop like a toddler who's just drunk a venté espresso, people  
>> tend to
>> send a message, then hit poke.
>
> I guess we can't call it poke, since that's already taken by XEP-0132.
> But "buzz" is fine with me unless it's trademarked by one of the
> existing IM services -- "attention" is kind of boring if you ask  
> me. ;-)

Most clients just call it 'buzz' that I've seen, since on some it  
makes a buzzing noise, and even if not the window jittering around  
rapidly looks a bit like a buzzer going off.

-- 
Rachel Blackman <rcb at ceruleanstudios.com>
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