[Standards] Threaded chats

Mridul mridul at sun.com
Thu Feb 8 17:58:47 UTC 2007

Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> 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

You should see how easy/tough it is to follow council meeting logs 
sometimes :-)


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