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Question Regarding Roster.getPresence

What is the logic behind having Roster.getPresence return null when someone is unavailable? Isn’‘t someone still techincally in your roster when they’‘re signed off, so therefore shouldn’'t a presence of type UNAVAILABLE be there?

Alex,

When a user is offline you never get a presence packet. That was the original justification for returning null. I think your feedback is good though – returning null isn’'t very intuitive. Perhaps we can change this for Smack 2.0 (it will break existing code so it would be hard to change sooner).

Regards,

Matt

Thanks for the help!