[standards-jig] Version 0.6 of JEP-0045 (Multi-User Chat)

Pasi Pärnänen pasi at parnanen.net
Mon Sep 23 10:28:51 CDT 2002


So the language of the room has to be in the initial room configuration,
then. Cool.


-- BlackDog



Richard Dobson:
> > Richard Dobson:
> > > BlackDog:
> > > > We've been experimenting with machine translations and it would be
> great
> > > > if there could be a method to retrieve settings regarding the
> > > > environment of a room, such as default language.
> > > >
> > > > Or is that considered a room feature?
> > >
> > > That is something out of scope of the JEP and I think work is already
> > > underway investigating the standard xml language stuff.
> >
> > I hope you understand that we are talking about two different things
> > here: The language of the user and the language of the room.
> >
> > It would be weird to ask the participant what language the room uses...
> 
> Urm yes it would be weird but did I say anything about asking a participant
> what the language of the room was... no
> 
> All I said was that there was work underway looking at using the standard
> xml language stuff for defining language in the protocol, I dont see how you
> could confuse it in that way.
> 
> e.g.
> 
> In a message it would be like this:
> <message type="chat" xml:lang="en">
>     <body>This is a message</body>
> </message>
> 
> or
> <message type="chat" xml:lang="fr">
>     <body>C'est un message</body>
> </message>
> 
> It could also be part of the browse response like:
> <iq type="result">
>     <item xmlns="jabber:iq:browse" category="conference" type="public"
> name="Conference Service" jid="conf.jab.org">
>         <item xmlns="jabber:iq:browse" category="conference" type="public"
> name="French Room" jid="french at conf.jab.org" xml:lang="fr"/>
>     </item>
> </iq>
> 
> It just depends on how we want to do it, but when there is an established
> standard such as this we should use it.
> 
> Richard





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