[Standards-JIG] Re: Dead participants in MU-conf, JEP-0045

JD Conley jd.conley at coversant.net
Wed Jan 19 01:02:55 UTC 2005


>   Just another random thought to throw into the mix - should a user be
> allowed to kick themself? Say I am logged into a room and my
connection is
> lost and the usual failsafes don't work. Should I be allowed to enter
the
> room with a different nickname and kick the first instance off?

I don't think so.

I think the situation should be treated just like a resource conflict in
XMPP resource binding.

If a bare jid tries to join a room with the same nick name they already
have, the service should kick out the older occupant with a resource
conflict error and allow in the new one.

JD



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