[Standards] XEP-0184: <received/> vs. <displayed/> vs. <read/>

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Wed Jun 16 19:05:46 UTC 2010


On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 8:04 PM, Kevin Smith <kevin at kismith.co.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 8:01 PM, Yann Leboulanger <asterix at lagaule.org> wrote:
>> On 06/16/2010 08:57 PM, Kevin Smith wrote:
>>> Note that 184 is explicit about not using it for triggering re-sends.
>> So you know that your contact didn't received the message but you're not
>> allowed to re-send it? I mean client doesn't re-send it automatically, ok,
>> but user does.
>
> You don't know that the contact didn't receive the message, you only
> know that they didn't send you a receipt
> (http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0184.html#what discusses these not
> being the same thing).


Sorry, missed the last sentence of your reply.

Yes, the user may resend it if they don't get a receipt but, sadly, we
can't mandate user behaviour in XEPs - oh! that we could :)

/K



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