[Standards-JIG] Re: [Members] Re: MOTION: JEP-0106 (JID Escap ing)
JHildebrand at jabber.com
Wed Mar 31 16:13:48 UTC 2004
> Well you need to think about it more, when a client queries
> their server for the list of services it provides (disco /
> browse / agents) it will detect the available transports and
> if one of the transports is say msn.domain.com and it can
> detect that it is an msn transport the client then knows that
> any contacts with a domain of msn.domain.com are msn
> transport contacts, it can then do the transport JID decoding
> and put in the helpful stuff I decribed above, so see it can
> work in an easy and generic way.
People use gateways on non-local servers. Disco/agents/browse don't help.
> Ah I see what you mean now, that can be easily solved too,
> you just disco the MSN contacts when they come online to get
> their current name and then update your roster if the name is
> different. Also longer term as this is a general problem with
> Jabber in that you have no way of notifying your contacts
> that you have changed your nickname we might want to develop
> a pubsub mechanism to let people subscribe to your nickname
> and receive immediate updates when you change it.
Please, no. If you must do this sort of thing, it is what JEP-0115 was
designed for. We certainly don't need more c2c queries happening at every
login, like some older versions of Psi still in the wild do.
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