[Standards] LAST CALL: XEP-0224 (Attention)

Remko Tronçon remko at el-tramo.be
Thu Nov 13 07:37:07 UTC 2008

> "It is RECOMMENDED that a client accept message stanzas containing the
> attention extension only contacts that are in the user's roster or with
> whome the user's client is currently sharing directed presence, mainly
> to prevent the user from being annoyed by attention requests from random
> entities on the network. A client could implement finer-grained control
> if desired (e.g., allow attention requests only from entities in a
> particular roster group)."

Fine by me.

> "Because some users might not want this feature to disturb them, a
> client MUST either (1) allow the user to disable support or (2) disable
> the feature by default and process attention requests only if the user
> has explicitly enabled support."

I don't really see the difference between 1 or 2. I think the poster
meant 1 and 2.

Anyway, I think we're slitting hairs with this spec. Let's hope
there's equally much feedback on the more complicated specs in the


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