[Telepathy-commits] [telepathy-spec/master] Text: clarify delayed Sent emission vs close and respawn

Simon McVittie simon.mcvittie at collabora.co.uk
Wed Oct 22 04:05:53 PDT 2008

 spec/Channel_Type_Text.xml |    6 ++++++
 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/spec/Channel_Type_Text.xml b/spec/Channel_Type_Text.xml
index 5820274..a49188a 100644
--- a/spec/Channel_Type_Text.xml
+++ b/spec/Channel_Type_Text.xml
@@ -496,6 +496,12 @@ Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.</
         <tp:dbus-ref namespace="org.freedesktop.Telepathy.Connection">NewChannel</tp:dbus-ref>
         signal (with the suppress_handler parameter set to FALSE).</p>
+      <p>If messages were sent on the old channel but the
+        <tp:member-ref>Sent</tp:member-ref>signal has not yet been emitted
+        for those messages, the new channel SHOULD emit Sent for those
+        messages when appropriate - it behaves like a continuation of the
+        old channel.</p>
         <p>In effect, this turns this situation, in which a client
           is likely to lose messages:</p>

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