[Standards] UPDATED: XEP-0171 (Language Translation)

Richard Dobson richard at dobson-i.net
Tue Feb 19 12:01:42 UTC 2008

Maciek Niedzielski wrote:
> Richard Dobson pisze:
>> Extended disco would probably be a good place for the language(s) if 
>> you are wanting to associate it with the user I would have thought.
> Disco? If I can speak 3 Arabic dialects (to use Boyd's example), 
> advertising this in my disco won't help you much, I think. (or maybe 
> it will, at least a bit - you will know which dialects to choose from. 
> but it still doesn't give you the exact answer). Plus if I send you a 
> message, but you read it when I am offline, you cannot read my disco 
> information.
No but Boyd seemed to be looking for a way to associate language(s) with 
contacts rather than necessarily per message, and I would have thought 
that disco would be the way to allow you to find out the languages of a 
particular contact don't you think?


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