[Standards-JIG] Re: JEP-45 MUC - possible unaccessible room?

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Sep 29 03:21:31 UTC 2004

In article 
<FOENKLDIMCIMONDFDEMKIEGPCFAA.ian.paterson at clientside.co.uk>,
 "Ian Paterson" <ian.paterson at clientside.co.uk> wrote:

> Gato wrote:
> > imagine that we want to replace the
> > unique owner in the room with a new one.
> > But what if the new owner's JID is
> > an non-existent JID (typing mistake)?
> My best guess is that scenarios like the one you describe are "Beyond the
> scope of this JEP".
> Here is another one: what happens if the only owner of a persistent room
> closes their Jabber account.
> Perhaps your server implementation could enable the server administrator to
> sort out these problems?

I'd agree with Ian that this is an implementation detail. In your 
implementation, you could (for example) try to determine if the JID of 
the new owner corresponds to a real user of some kind, but even that may 
not be 100% reliable.


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