[standards-jig] gateway handling of legacy contact lists

Bart van Bragt jabber at vanbragt.com
Sat Dec 13 17:47:30 UTC 2003


maqi at jabberstudio.org wrote:
> Some time ago (I'm too lazy now to look it up), there has been some
> discussion on enhanced roster manipulation facilities. This includes
> pushing and pulling the entire roster or parts of the roster by services
> on the Jabber network. This would make a LOT of sense not only with
> transports (which not only can use the pushing but also the pulling part
> as for now, transports have to go through major pain to get a consistent
> list of contacts they are expected to handle) but also for other services
> (think of the often-mentioned business case: With pushing, you could
> register with a "Company roster" service which updates your roster
> accordingly all the time, transparently, without annoying jabber:x:roster
> messages or "You have been unsubscribed" notices).
November 3th on the standards list. Mainly justins and Tijls posts.

Bart




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