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Sadrul Habib Chowdhury imadil at gmail.com
Sat Sep 8 17:32:06 EDT 2007

* Kevin M Stange had this to say on [08 Sep 2007, 16:16:14 -0500]:
> Richard Laager wrote:
> > On Sat, 2007-09-08 at 16:49 -0400, Sadrul Habib Chowdhury wrote:
> >> Would using PURPLE_MESSAGE_DELAYED for this be an abuse?
> > 
> > I only see that set in XMPP and I'm not entirely sure what the context
> > is there.
> > 
> Was this used for the XMPP conferences since they send a backlog every
> time you join the conference?  


> I think the purpose had been to avoid
> playing sounds, etc for these messages.

Quite possibly. And doing so would also make sense for offline messages,
which makes me think we can indeed think of the 'offline' messages as
'delayed' messages without losing any meaning.


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