[Standards] NEW: XEP-0209 (Metacontacts)

Yann Leboulanger asterix at lagaule.org
Wed Jun 6 11:06:58 UTC 2007

Kevin Smith wrote:
>> Is the intention that meta-contacts are defined across all groups? So
>> that
>> if two jids are set as a meta-contact they should be placed together in
>> all groups that they share? Or do meta-contacts span groups such that
>> jids
>> from multiple groups are pulled together into one meta-contact in one of
>> the groups? (Which seems like it would be confusing to me so I'm assuming
>> was not the intention.)
> I imagine the most used implementation would be to show the metacontact
> in the group(s) of the primary contact, but any other rendering is
> equally valid, to my mind.

This one can be strange, if one of the jid goes offline your metacontact
can change group. That sounds weird.
What we do in Gajim is at merge time, we also merge groups, and when we
change the groups of one of the jids, we also change the groups of others.


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