[Standards-JIG] Re: proto-JEP: User Nickname

Julian Missig julian at jabber.org
Fri Jun 4 20:39:00 UTC 2004


On 4 Jun, 2004, at 16:34, Ralph Meijer wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 02:26:25PM -0600, Joe Hildebrand wrote:
>> Agree.  We have <NICKNAME> in vcard-temp now, and there should be 
>> something
>> in the pub/sub vcard-temp replacement that does the same thing.
>
> I think the idea is not the nickname as we know it in vcard, a more or 
> less
> static value, but more like how many (young?) people use nicknames on 
> MSN. That
> might be more appropriate outside vcard like things, and more 
> comparable to
> user mood, user activity, etc.

No, I understand that, but I still think that it's a lot of network 
activity just for that. Especially since many clients (mine) probably 
won't actually be displaying these dynamic nicknames in lots of places 
anyway..

Julian




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