[Standards] DEFERRED: XEP-0209 (Metacontacts)

Yann Leboulanger asterix at lagaule.org
Fri Jan 23 07:02:14 UTC 2009

Jiří Zárevúcký a écrit :
> 2009/1/22 Yann Leboulanger <asterix at lagaule.org>:
>> each contact has its own name, there is not a name for the "group" of
>> contacts.
>> I don't see how it could be usefull to have a name from the metacontact
>> "group".
> I think it could be useful in some scenarios.
> Example:
> contact at whatever.org - "Contact - Company"
> contact at google.com - "Contact - GTalk"
> 123456789 at icq.whatever.org - "Contact - ICQ"
> ----------------------------------------------------------------
> Metacontact - "Contact"
> Rationale: every sub-contact can have some
> explanation/specification/location specified in name
> Perhaps it would not be very useful for most people, I don't know. I
> personally would use it in this way.

And in your roster you see "Contact"? So dou don't know to which jid 
you'll talk when you'll open a chat window. but if you show the name of 
the highest priority resource, you'll see "Contact - Company" in yout 
roster and you'll know to  which jid you'll talk.

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