[JDEV] 99b

Thomas D. Charron tcharron at my-deja.com
Mon Aug 9 15:33:15 CDT 1999

  COULD work this way, but it's a hack.  Better suited twards a transport that interacted with a meta server.  Mostly due to the global namespaceness of jabber, aka, addressing..  You can't just come up with addy's out of yer arse, they rely on DNS as much as email does, and also allows us to HAVE q
Thomas Charron

On Mon, 9 Aug 1999 15:08:31    arh14 wrote:
>Ahh...a practical use for CTSP/CTCP transparency I was talking about :)
>If entities are all treated the same (same basic Jabber protocol), it 
>would be very simple for people to set up their own meta-lists with 
>routing and forwarding, etc.
>Hmm...abstracting this, then each client could have a set of "lists", 
>which would each have a list of users.  Some lists would be "private" 
>(personal buddy list?, family list?), some could be "public", like a user 
>group, which was viewable and messagable by everybody.
>On Mon, 9 Aug 1999, Thomas D. Charron wrote:
>> On Mon, 9 Aug 1999 14:49:03    Paul L. McNeely wrote:
>> >Active list is a small server that people run on their system that you can
>> >create interest groups with, sort of like the little #group things they were
>> >doing for a while but better, when you are subscribe to an active list, lets
>> >say Visul Basic for example, you can clikc on that active list and see all
>> >the usesrs connected to it, it maintains a seperate contact listing. You can
>> >do things like send broadcast messages and it has a built in news system for
>> >each list. It also had MOTD and a few other nifty gadgets.
>>   This is something I would eventually like to see someone do with jabber after a while..  It is DEFINATLY a good idea..  Most likely this would be one of the 'metaservers' functionality..  Not for a bit, that's for sure..
>> ---
>> Thomas Charron
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