Non-XOs showing up in neighborhood
sjoerd at luon.net
Mon Jul 23 11:13:24 EDT 2007
On Mon, Jul 23, 2007 at 11:04:12AM -0400, Jonathan Blocksom wrote:
> In the mesh view of my B4 the other day at two different times I saw
> icons for people I'm pretty sure didn't have XOs. Anybody know why
> this might be? What protocol is the neighborhood view using to
> publish presence?
For people in the same network we use link-local messaging (xmpp xep 0174).
Which is also used/supported by iChat, Adium, Gaim, Gajim and Telepathy based
clients using telepathy-salut (such as Empathy).
The Chat activity can uses multi-user chats afaik, which is something only
supported by telepathy-salut (it's not standardized). So you won't be able to
talk to them unless they use a Telepathy based client.
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