[jdev] MUC question on Multi-session Nick

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Fri Mar 8 15:32:57 UTC 2013

On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 3:30 PM, Daniel Dormont <dan at greywallsoftware.com> wrote:
> I have a question about the expected behavior of multi-session nicks
> in a semi-anonymous room. Specifically, if user A joins a room where
> user B is already present with two sessions sharing the same nick,
> user A will only see this nick once in the list of presences sent when
> they join. But if user B leaves the room in only one of their
> sessions, that unavailable presence is still broadcast to the room and
> A sees it. Is there a way in this case for A to know that B is still
> in the room (but only from one session, now)?

Multi-session, as currently specced, works transparently - you don't
know that there are multiple sessions associated with someone else's
nick, and you don't see them leave the room until their last session


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