Monday, November 08, 2010 at 12:06 AM.

on waitForIqReply ( id, timeout = 60) {
		<<5/14/02; 1:51:34 PM by JB
			<<Changelog created.
	<<This will wait for the iq message to come back, and be fully processed, before returning control to the caller
		<<See rationale in jabber.idTables.create for more info. This script is so simple because of the surrounding infrastructure.
	on mungeId ( idStr ) {
		// this munges the id string into a semaphore name, this scriptlet will be copied into several places.
		if typeOf ( idStr ) == addressType {
			idStr = nameOf ( idStr^ )};
		return "JabberIQTagSem" + idStr};
	try {
		semaphore.lock(mungeId(id), timeout * 60)}
	else { // provide a nicer scriptError, more descriptive of the problem
		scriptError ( "Can't wait until iq tag reply comes back because the reply took too long to come back." )};

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