[jdev] Clock system to fallow discussion
halr9000 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 5 07:56:13 CDT 2005
On 9/5/05, Trejkaz <trejkaz at trypticon.org> wrote:
> FWIW, it would be better to use message IDs than timestamps. Those demos
> highlight the problem reasonably well: when you have multiple messages at the
> same time and someone replies to one message, you can't tell which
> message they
> replied to. Switch to message IDs, and come up with some extension
> element, and
> this would work *in theory*.
Are thread IDs allowed in MUC messages? If they were, and if the
server and clients actually generated and preserved them, it would be
a relatively simple matter on the client-side to do as you say TX.
id1 + original message
- first timestamped reply with thread ID 1
- second timestamped reply with thread ID 1
id2 + and so on...
I don't see earth-shattering blockers to this...if the clients did
thread IDs of course (which we talked about several days ago).
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