[Standards] Threaded chats

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Feb 8 16:13:46 UTC 2007


Ralph Meijer wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-02-08 at 16:22 +0100, Nicolas Vérité wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> (been listening to the list until now)
>>
>> Have you ever discussed about "threaded chats"?
>> * by "chats", I mean: one-to-one as long as group chats
>> * by "threaded", I mean: you can easily identify the relations between
>> discussion threads, keeping the timely nature of chats
>>
>> It's becoming a growing need, because in an (over)crowded chatroom
>> or a multi-subject one-to-one chat, it gets uncomfortable to understand
>> who/what one is referring to.
>>
>> Do you think it is XEPable?

We do have this:

http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0201.html

> I'm not sure, it feels like micromanaging chat, with more effort than
> rewards. Maybe grow a bigger brain :-)

Well, yes, the good (and bad) thing about a chatroom is that you need to 
get in the flow of it, but some people have a hard time with that. :)

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
XMPP Standards Foundation
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