Presence State

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Presence Information - Presence State
... A user client may publish a presence state to indicate its current communication status ... This published state informs others that wish to contact the user of his availability and willingness to communicate ... The most common use of presence today is to display an indicator icon on instant messaging clients, typically from a choice of graphic symbols with easy-to-convey meanings, and a list of corresponding text ...

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    The only way into truth is through one’s own annihilation; through dwelling a long time in a state of extreme and total humiliation.
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