[Council] Re: [Standards-JIG] User

Ralph Meijer jabberfoundation at ralphm.ik.nu
Wed Mar 16 12:08:23 CST 2005


On Wed, Mar 16, 2005 at 11:55:35AM -0600, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 09, 2005 at 11:22:15AM +0100, Ralph Meijer wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 07, 2005 at 07:55:21PM +0100, Jean-Louis Seguineau wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > > 
> > > There was an attempt at specify9ing a way to hint how to display a user
> > > display name through pub-sub using an extension in the
> > > http://jabber.org/protocol/nick namespace. It does not seem to have gone
> > > through the process.
> > 
> > It slipped through somehow, as witnessed by this Jabber Council mailing list
> > thread: http://mail.jabber.org/pipermail/council/2004-June/001326.html
> > 
> > I'll take this back to the council.
> 
> I wonder: how often does the average person change their nick? Do we
> really need pubsub for that?

I think it is misnamed. The intention was to have functionality similar
to how youngsters change their 'nick' in MSN for all kinds of messages about
what keeps them busy. This changes daily, if not more often.

-- 
Groetjes,

ralphm


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