[Standards] MUC rooms on roster.

Mridul Muralidharan mridul at sun.com
Tue Aug 7 22:02:55 UTC 2007

Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Tomasz Sterna wrote:
>> I was talking with Grégoire Menuel (mu-conference developer) about
>> implementing Peter's idea of MUC rooms as items on the roster.
>> Basically the idea is to teach MUC component to answer to subscription
>> requests.
>> So when you add room at conference.server/nick to the roster and send the
>> subscribe request, MUC server replies subscribed+subscribe to you. When
>> you accept, you have a room on the roster with subscription "both". Next
>> time you broadcast your presence, you automatically join the room.
>> There is a problem on the client side though.
>> How would client know, that the presence from room at conference/* are from
>> room participants, not from many resources of room at conference user (not
>> on roster, thus ignored).
> Presumably the room at conference could include entity capabilities so the
> client knows this is a conference room?
> /psa

This will not work in case the conference component or room is not 
'online' at that time.


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