[jdev] Re: Fwd: Re: Lan chat

Tijl Houtbeckers thoutbeckers at splendo.com
Mon Oct 3 03:26:11 CDT 2005

On Mon, 03 Oct 2005 10:06:29 +0200, Remko Troncon <remko at psi-im.org> wrote:

>> , there is a main chat room, you
>> can leave a persistent message on a messageboard... Try BorgChat (only
>> for windows), you will have my point of view.
> These are more 'special' features, and doesn't necessarily fall under the
> basic LAN Chatting IMO. The 'global groupchat' thing isn't implemented in
> the iChat protocol; if you would want to implement this, you would need
> to implement XMPP messages over multicast DNS.

Well.. I seriously doubt that's needed. Because it's a LAN chat you could  
simple send the same messages to all detected clients. In most cases  
bandwith is cheap on a LAN, and the number of people there wouldn't be too  
much. Of course any JID on the LAN could host it's own MUC room too.

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