[Standards] Resource conflict handling

Jacek Konieczny jajcus at jajcus.net
Sat May 28 09:38:34 UTC 2011

On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 11:44:06PM -0400, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> RFC6120 discourages disconnecting other clients on a resource
> conflict, instead encouraging servers to assign a different resource.
> This can be inconvenient.


Forcing server to disconnect the old session by reconnecting with the
same resource was a very useful feature of XMPP. In fact this was what
made the client-provided resources useful for me the most.


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