[Users] Re: [Devel] new presence server

Chris Robson Chris.Robson at nrl.navy.mil
Tue Nov 14 14:34:25 CET 2006

I'm side tracked from this for the moment and did not want to leave you 
hanging, I didnt notice the "SUBSCRIBE with Expires 0", when I can get 
back to it, I tests for that.......
As for Gaim, most of the pieces for addressing the Gaim issue have been 
identified and the now I need to figure out how to make the needed 
changes, which so far looks to be just API mods and/or enhancements to 


Daniel-Constantin Mierla wrote:
> Hello Chris,
> I started a dokuwiki page to collect such experiences with different 
> SIP clients. I added your comments about Gaim, you may want to update.
> http://openser.org/dokuwiki/doku.php/presence:experiences
> Chris Robson wrote:
>> Daniel
>> Not sure you got my update testing since I never see my mail on the 
>> mailing list (*sign*), anyway, I've done some good testing with Gaim 
>> "SIMPLE" and everything works so far.  However, and this is most 
>> likely a Gaim issue, Gaim sends in the "Contact" porting of a 
>> SUBSCRIBE, as "username at host's default IP".  There are two issues 
>> with this.  One if your configured like I am, using an OpenVPN 
>> tunnel, the tunnels address isnt used which means the user is never 
>> seen and you can't have multiple SIMPLE domains defined in Gaim.  The 
>> work around is to edit the Gaim "prefs.xml" file to at least have one 
>> domain working.  Anyway, I'm trying to look into Gaim and see how to 
>> correct this action as part of my testing of OpenSER/Presence.  
>> Another issue (or not) is seeing watchers set to active when they 
>> arent logged into the server, should this be set to inactive? (not 
>> sure I understand all the presntity-watcher stuff yet so I must be 
>> mis-reading)
> The watcher should send an unSUBSCRIBE to become inactive watcher. Did 
> you see the SUBSCRIBE with Expires 0 when the phone unREGISTER?
> Cheers,
> Daniel
>> l8r....Chris
>> Daniel-Constantin Mierla wrote:
>>> I did some tests with openwengo (old one I guess), it had problems 
>>> with updating presence information properly. It does not preserve 
>>> ETag header, thus will look like new presence information, rather 
>>> than update of the previous one.
>>> The ng version looked very unstable at that moment.
>>> Cheers,
>>> Daniel
>>> On 10/23/06 18:07, Klaus Darilion wrote:
>>>> samuel wrote:
>>>>> There's also openwengo-ng...but I haven't been able to compile it
>>>>> (yet!!) on a linux platform.
>>>> and me not on Windows ;-)
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