[Standards] XEP-0184 business rules for message receipts

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Fri Mar 12 13:24:07 UTC 2010

On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 1:20 PM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
> You're right that there are two instances of ignorance: (1) blindly
> sending to the bare JID (2) sending to the full JID without first
> performing disco#info or receiving caps data. I think we wan to say that
> #1 is OK but you're on your own, and #2 is discouraged because you have
> disco/caps at your disposal. There is a third case of (3) the disco/caps
> data shows that the intended recipient's full JID does *not* support
> receipts; in this case I think we want to say that you SHOULD NOT
> request receipts. And, in all of these cases, you MUST NOT take the lack
> of a receipt as a trigger for resending the message.

That's exactly what I meant, thanks.


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