[Standards-JIG] more on social networking

Jan.Moons at alcatel.be Jan.Moons at alcatel.be
Thu Feb 19 07:48:54 UTC 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Ralph Meijer" <jabber.org at ralphm.ik.nu>
To: "Jabber protocol discussion list" <standards-jig at jabber.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 18, 2004 8:30 PM
Subject: Re: [Standards-JIG] more on social networking

> On Wed, Feb 18, 2004 at 11:33:36AM -0700, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> > Now, this seems like a more natural social networking feature in Jabber
> > (scroll to the end of the story):
> >
> > http://www.corante.com/getreal/archives/001959.html
> >
> > This gamer-based IM client has a "friend of friends" group in the
> > roster. We'd have to work on the privacy aspects of something like that,
> > but it might be cool to share out (parts of) your roster to others.
> >
> > Something to think about, anyway.
> >
> > And we still need to work on "shared rosters" within organizations or
> > communities (join the company and everyone is in your roster; Bob in
> > marketing gets fired and he's gone from everyone's rosters; etc.). I say
> > that's a more important priority than the "find a friend" stuff for now.
> > :-)
> Interesting. But, say I leave a company, do I really want to loose all
> of my roster items from people that are still working over there?

If your server is owned by your company, for security reasons you will
surely be deleted.
But if your server is located somewhere on the internet it really doesn't
It all depends on your company's policy I suppose.


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