[Juser] Shared contact list?

Jason Pruim japruim at raoset.com
Wed Mar 26 10:33:51 CDT 2008


On Mar 26, 2008, at 11:30 AM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Jason Pruim wrote:
>> On Mar 26, 2008, at 10:39 AM, Nicholas Cole wrote:
>>> On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 4:30 PM, Peter Saint-Andre
>>> <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
>>>
>>>>> Thanks for the reply.  When I looked into this a while ago it  
>>>>> looked
>>>>> as if all the implementations required the members of the group to
>>>>> be
>>>>> on the same server - which I guess makes sense.  But it would be
>>>>> nice
>>>>> if there was a way to 'join' a shared group managed on a different
>>>>> server.  I hope that makes sense...
>>>> Oh yes I think that would be very useful for things like teams,
>>>> clubs,
>>>> distributed classrooms, social networking groups, etc. We just need
>>>> to
>>>> agree on how we're going to make that happen. :)
>>> Well, that was my thought too. ;)  In my naive and uniformed way, I
>>> had thought that it might work a bit like the various 'gateways' to
>>> MSN and the like do now.
>>>
>>
>> That would still require a central computer holding the info though  
>> so
>> that the jabber servers don't have to do call outs to all the  
>> hundreds
>> of thousands (Maybe) of jabber servers out there?
>>
>> Or am I missing something like normal? :)
>
> No one central computer, please. :)
>
> The idea is that you'd be able define a group somewhere and others  
> could
> "subscribe to" or "join" that group. So different servers would host
> different groups.
>

So Group A would be hosted on Server A so if someone from Server B  
wants to join Group A Server B contacts Server A? :)


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