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

Tijl Houtbeckers thoutbeckers at splendo.com
Wed Jan 19 01:14:05 UTC 2005

On Tue, 18 Jan 2005 17:02:55 -0800, JD Conley <jd.conley at coversant.net>  

>>   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.

What if I want to be in the same room with 2 different nicks? (and think  
not just people chatting, but m2m applications as well). I'd say what you  
suggest is implementation specific at most.

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