[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: MUC Auto-Join

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri Jun 1 15:55:26 CDT 2007


Chris Mullins wrote:
> This is something we've talked about a number of time, and I'm still a
> bit torn on it.
> 
> On one hand, I really like having a Conference Room (which is just a
> JID) on my roster. It's integrated with what I want to do, the Roster
> GUI is already defined and present, and I'm used to interacting with
> people and starting a conversation by clicking on a user in the roster.
> It's a very pragmatic solution, and fits quite well. 
> 
> On the other hand, a conference room is different, and having it on the
> roster doesn't make sense. For example, looking at my roster I can't
> tell a conference room from a normal user. Maybe I threw it in a Group
> called "Conference Rooms", but that's pretty weak in terms of metadata. 

Naturally the room should send you Entity Capabilities information too, 
so you'll have a pretty good idea of what it is.

/psa

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