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#392630 - 04/07/12 02:15 PM Chat function
Chase Eric Offline
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Registered: 10/25/10
Posts: 2711
Is it possible to add or enable a function in chat that tells the other party when a message is being typed? The biggest problem with chat (esp PM chat) is that there is no status indicator telling me that someone on the other side is formulating a reply. That results in out-of-phase conversations.

Thanks!
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#392691 - 04/08/12 04:25 AM Re: Chat function [Re: Chase Eric]
FormerTexan Offline
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Registered: 09/12/04
Posts: 12070
Loc: Denver, CO
The last time I heard of this feature, it depended on the use of something called "Session Initiation Protocol," or SIP, and the feature is known as "presence." I am not sure if the chat software supports SIP or the "presence" feature, but I can run it by the webmaster.

Andy


Edited by FormerTexan (04/08/12 04:31 AM)
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#392984 - 04/10/12 03:31 PM Re: Chat function [Re: FormerTexan]
Nathan LaChine Offline
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Registered: 02/22/03
Posts: 5407
Loc: Washington State
Eric,

At this time our chatroom program does not have this feature. I could see having this feature in p2p would be helpful and I will look into upgrade options once we complete the Board updates this week.

Nathan

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