[MUC] Alternate use of subject tag in MUCs

Kirk Bateman kirk.bateman at gmail.com
Wed Jun 9 13:24:35 CDT 2010


That was what I was just hunting for.

When Buddycloud was using muc we did use <thread> to collate  
groupchats into message and replies, so it's very helpful.



On 9 Jun 2010, at 19:16, Matthew Wild <mwild1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2010/6/9 "Alejandro R. Sedeño" <asedeno at mit.edu>:
>> Hi all,
>> A client I work on, BarnOwl [1], has been, perhaps incorrectly, using
>> the former wording to allow for a <subject/> element along with a
>> <body/> element to indicate a subject for the particular message,
>> without changing the topic of MUC. This is used to emulate a feature
>> that every IM since Zephyr [2] is lacking, which allows for multiple
>> threaded conversations to exist in a single forum [3].
>> I'm interested in getting feedback on this usage and perhaps  
>> getting it
>> standardized.
> Can you not use <thread>?:
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-xmpp-3921bis-06#section-5.2.5
> Regards,
> Matthew

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