[Standards] rfc3921bis: self-presence

Curtis King cking at mumbo.ca
Wed Sep 5 18:11:36 UTC 2007

On Sep 5, 2007, at 8:55 AM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

> 5. Currently no clients depend on *not* receiving self-presence, so
> sending to all resources without exception will not break deployed  
> software.

My tests shows this statement is true.

> So it seems that sending to all resources without exception simplifies
> both client and server code, is more consistent with the pubsub model
> (which could lead to code re-use), enables the client to check up  
> on the
> server's presence processing, and doesn't break anything.  
> Furthermore we
> seem to have list consensus that this is a reasonable approach.
> Therefore, unless more people come forward with objections to this
> approach, I will conclude that we have rough consensus on this  
> point and
> suggest that we move on with our lives.



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