[ejabberd] re-sending presence

Wendell Turner wendell at adsi-m4.com
Tue May 23 20:55:46 MSD 2006


On Tue, May 23, 2006 at 09:19:40AM -0600, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> 
> > Both montague.com and capulet.com try to establish tcp
> > connections to each other, but are unsuccessful (Verona's
> > network is down).  When Verona's networks come back up, what
> > mechanism in either server causes presence to 'reconnect'? 
> 
> I don't know of any servers that are written to do this. However, it
> seems like a nice idea. :-)

Yes.  It seems to me that presence means:
   at some time in the past this presence state was
   detected from the other user
instead of
   you could send a message to that person right now
   if you wanted to because the connection is established

> The specs don't require any special action
> on the part of a server when it connects to another domain after the
> initial connection failed. If desired I could write up some recommended
> best practices for this scenario.

I would be interested in these best practices.

Wendell



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