[Standards] presence priority -1 issues

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Jul 30 19:40:13 UTC 2008


Dave Cridland wrote:
> On Wed Jul 30 13:55:56 2008, Pedro Melo wrote:
>> The most important part of -1 resources are their caps. For example,  
>> I can have a calendar app logged in with my own jid, accepting some  
>> namespace for calendar updates or meeting requests.
> 
> Are you suggesting a sort of negative disco feature which indicates that 
> the XMPP entity is not an IM resource at all? Could this be done with a 
> suitable category/type? Moving forward, this would allow clever clients 
> to observe that it wasn't a IM client capable of handling calendaring 
> requests, but a dumb calendaring bot working on behalf of the user.
> 
> If you're not suggesting this, can I suggest it? :-)

I think he's suggesting that the disco identity of your calendar would 
be something like this:

   <identity category='automation' type='calendar'/>

So you know that it's not something like this:

   <identity category='client' type='pc'/>

Peter
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