[jdev] Re: MUC through IRC

Magnus Henoch mange at freemail.hu
Wed Oct 25 10:38:48 CDT 2006

Philipp Hancke <fippo at goodadvice.pages.de> writes:

> What if a irc user is in two channels, e.g. #talks and #talks2, each of
> which has a member "foo" (in jabber terms: talks at conference/foo,
> talks2 at conference/foo). Now the user clicks (or uses tab completion)
> to start a query with "foo" in one of the channels and sends a private
> message...
> Just displaying the "room nick" does not work, because this is a concept
> which irc does not have.

Indeed.  I "solved" this by silently dropping private messages.

I don't know much of the IRC protocol beyond what's in RFC 1459.  Is
there any way of abusing extending user specifications to achieve
something like this?

JID: legoscia at jabber.cd.chalmers.se

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