[Standards-JIG] Re: Refactor: Converting a One-to-One Chat into a Conference (JEP-0045)

Trejkaz trejkaz at trypticon.org
Fri Jan 14 15:01:46 UTC 2005


On Fri, 14 Jan 2005 07:38, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> In article
> <97B71C0C860DEC40A993AB9F7F0D4335015F5B at fattire.winfessor.com>,
>
>  "JD Conley" <jconley at winfessor.com> wrote:
> > The RECOMMENDED process for creating the room name is as follows:
> > "[first person JID node] [current local unix time] [creation attempt]".
> > For example, a room created by "crone1 at shakespeare.lit/desktop" on
> > 1/1/2005 at 00:00:00 SHOULD first attempt to create a room named
> > "crone1 1104537600 1". The first person's client MUST generate a new
> > unique room name if the name they have chosen is already in use and
> > continue this process until the room is created, the process is canceled
> > by the user, or a timeout period elapses.
>
> Spaces are not allowed XMPP node IDs, so hashing your string would be
> preferable.

Also at the point where you have to hash the value, there doesn't seem to be 
any point in putting spaces in (it's adding processing time to creating the 
hash without generating any extra uniqueness.  Okay, so the processing time 
is very small anyway, but that's not the point, is it?)

TX

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