[Standards] Threaded chats
ian.paterson at clientside.co.uk
Mon Feb 12 17:57:26 UTC 2007
Robin Redeker wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 09, 2007 at 12:55:02PM -0700, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> Well, nothing in XEP-0045 as it stands today forbids or discourages the
>> sending of groupchat messages with <subject/> elements within the
>> conversation flow, and <subject/> is not reserved for use in MUC rooms
>> only to advertise the room subject. So IMHO if a client assumes that any
>> message with a <body/> and <subject/> received in the context of a MUC
>> room pertains to the room subject, then it is making a false assumption.
> When looking at it: the <subject> child of a <message> tag is clearly
> the 'message subject' and not the "topic" of a room or anything else.
> But I guess it's too late now to change such things :-/
I don't think it's too late. Perhaps it just needs clarifying in XEP-0045?
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