[Standards] presence priority -1 issues

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Jul 30 04:44:11 UTC 2008


Jack Moffitt wrote:
>> 1. <message> stanzas to the bare JID should not be send to this client
>>   because no user will read it. Use message storage or whatever a
>>   server may do with such a message.
> 
> Agreed, and this required by RFC 3921. (Section 11.1  Rule 4.1).
> 
>> 2. <message> stanzas to the full JID should be send to this client.
>>   There is a reason why the sender used the full JID for that
>>   message. It could be an IBB using message for two non-chat
>>   applications exchanging data.
> 
> Also required by RFC 3921.  (section 11.1 Rule 1).
> 
>> 3. <presence> should be send to all clients or two non-chat clients
>>   will never find each other to send messages to the full JID.
> 
> Also required by RFC 3921. (Section 11.1 Rule 4.2).

OK good, we all agree on the proper behavior and the spec seems to be 
consistent with those expectations. Now it's just a question of getting 
implementations to do the right thing. :)

/psa

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