[Standards] presence type="error" originating from client

Matthew Wild mwild1 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 26 02:37:25 UTC 2010

On 26 June 2010 03:09, Justin Karneges
<justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I noticed today that if I try to send a presence stanza of type error from
> Psi's XML console, such as:
>  <presence type="error" to="user at example.com/resource">
>    <error code="404" type="cancel">
>      <item-not-found xmlns="urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:xmpp-stanzas"/>
>    </error>
>  </presence>
> The stanza is not being delivered.  Could it be that my server is eating such
> stanzas that originate from clients?  It seems to be reproducible with both
> jabberd14 and Tigase, making me think this is standard behavior, but I
> couldn't find a clause about it in the RFC.

FWIW Prosody seems to route it fine (though I'm using Gajim, not Psi -
sure your stanza is going over the wire?). I don't see why a server
should swallow such a stanza, but I shan't make any assertions as to
whether it's right or wrong at 3:30 in the morning :)


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