[Standards] MUC: Opt-out of presence broadcasting

Philipp Hancke fippo at goodadvice.pages.de
Mon Feb 29 21:10:20 UTC 2016


> For us presence
> flooding is a major problem as we have some customers with MUC rooms
> that have 10s of thousands of participants, but we don't actually need

Sounds like you are using MUC for something it was not built for.

> to know if the majority of those are online at any given time.

that is a room-specific setting that should be implemented in the 
server. No client support required but you can solve it via ad-hoc 
commands if you need it configurable per client.


with my fancy psyc hat on: MUC doesn't scale!!111!


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