ankur at laptop.org
Tue Jul 22 18:36:29 EDT 2008
Message is in the format Nick_Name:Message. Though its true that Nicknames
are not unique across a school, but it is the only way to specify XO in a
If XO is not currently connected, a SMS autoreply will be sent indicating XO
is not present in the mesh. One of the use cases would be when parents want
to know about their child's presence in the school considering every XO in
school is connected!
With the present server model, User friendly aliases are not available as
Martin told in his reply to this message.
On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 9:40 AM, John Watlington <wad at laptop.org> wrote:
> Allow me to rephrase in simpler terms:
> When someone is sending an SMS to a particular
> laptop in a school, how do they address it ?
> Currently, the only ID which is unique school-wise is the
> hash of the UUID used by the presence service.
> Nicknames are not unique across a school.
> On Jul 22, 2008, at 9:29 AM, Guillaume Desmottes wrote:
> Le mardi 22 juillet 2008 à 09:11 -0300, John Watlington a écrit :
>>> As I mentioned earlier to Ankur in a separate email, I believe the
>>> real problem here isn't technically how to connect to the presence
>>> but rather that the presence service offers no human-usable ID which
>>> is guaranteed to be unique within a school.
>> This application won't run on the XO so it doesn't have to use
>> presence-service at all.
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