[Psi-devel] Re: PyMSNt integration
trejkaz at trypticon.org
Wed Jun 1 15:17:12 PDT 2005
On Thu, 2 Jun 2005 08:01, Maciek Niedzielski wrote:
> I'd say that this is already too late for sending iq:version request.
> Why? Because then I'd have either wait for a long time before getting
> the popup or I'd have to hover over the contact twice (first would send
> the request but show a popup without the info, second would contain the
> information that just arrived)
I don't see a problem with hovering over it and seeing "Version: (Fetching)",
which would be replaced in front of your eyes when the information becomes
available. It wouldn't be such a chore to just hold the mouse still a while
> How about fetching the information slower? Don't sent 200 iq requests at
> once, but send them with small delays between the requests. This way it
> would took a bit longer to gather information about all contacts, but it
> wouldn't create big transfer in a small amount of time.
> BTW: We could keep vcard information almost up-to-date in a similar way.
> For example, once per hour psi would fetch one vcard, every time a
> getting vcard for a next contact. After some time, it would fetch first
> contact's vcard again, etc. Of course we'd have to remember last fetched
> vcard somewhere in config file not to start with the first contact every
> time it's restarted.
Problem is, if you have 100 people on your contact list, it would take you 100
hours to update someone's vcard... I hope that PSA keeps to his ideas of
using pubsub for the replacement of vCard. :-)
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