[Standards] all presences for self?

Justin Karneges justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com
Fri Dec 19 16:04:26 UTC 2008


On Friday 19 December 2008 07:51:28 Tim Julien wrote:
> Is there any way to get the presence information for your account -
> logged-in in other places?  I assume you could do this by just adding
> yourself to your roster and subscribing to your own presence, but is
> this considered good (or at least acceptable) practice? In general I
> don't see myself in my own roster; I could imagine some hosts and
> clients might not handle that too well, or at least annoy the developers :)

You're supposed to automatically get presence of yourself.  No subscription 
necessary.

Some clients use this information.  For example, Psi will show yourself in 
your contact list if you are logged in at least twice, so that you may 
interact with your other login.

-Justin



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