[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Metacontacts
melo at simplicidade.org
Wed Mar 28 22:02:14 UTC 2007
On Mar 27, 2007, at 1:56 PM, Kevin Smith wrote:
> Pedro Melo wrote:
>> I mean, if you use the highest order member and you only have a
>> partial view of your accounts, you might end up with a contact
>> that changes group and name every time one of your accounts goes
>> online and offline.
> That's true, but it's not a problem; it's a user choice how they
> name and group these contacts - if they want the different members
> of a metacontact to have different names, and different groups,
> then surely it's right to honour this?
Ok, fair enough.
>> Also: how do you plan to take in account the <show> element? Do
>> you keep the order per 'show' value?
> Which <show> element?
Rephrasing the question: have you given any thoughs about order and
the <show> status of each accounts?
For example, if account N order 1 is dnd and account M order 2 is
chat, should we switch the order and use M first?
>> We struggle with some of this with our client. We support meta-
>> contacts (our protocol uses only information available in the
>> roster) for quite some time now, but we are trying to improve the
>> reaction to presence changes.
> Presence changes between the multiple accounts of a user, or of
presence change of all the accounts of one of our meta-contact.
See example above.
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