[jdev] MUC question on Multi-session Nick

Daniel Dormont dan at greywallsoftware.com
Fri Mar 8 15:42:08 UTC 2013

Thanks, that's what I thought. In my current implementation (an
admittedly slightly hacked ejabberd-2.1.10) I'm not seeing that - the
other occupants are seeing the broadcast right away. Ok, I'll see what
I can figure out from the code.


On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 10:32 AM, Kevin Smith <kevin at kismith.co.uk> wrote:
> 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
> leaves.
> /K
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