[Standards] presence priority -1 issues

Pedro Melo melo at simplicidade.org
Thu Jul 31 16:19:43 UTC 2008

On Jul 30, 2008, at 8:40 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

> 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'/>


But you would need to complement this with <features> to specify the  
protocol that the agent uses to receive calendar requests/updates.

Best regards,
Pedro Melo
Blog: http://www.simplicidade.org/notes/
XMPP ID: melo at simplicidade.org

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