[Standards] MUC actor

Matthew A. Miller linuxwolf at outer-planes.net
Mon Apr 11 19:08:36 UTC 2011

On Apr 11, 2011, at 13:04 , Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

> On 4/6/11 8:11 AM, Matthew Wild wrote:
>> On 6 April 2011 14:54, Kevin Smith <kevin at kismith.co.uk> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 2:52 PM, Matthew A. Miller
>>> <linuxwolf at outer-planes.net> wrote:
>>>> On Apr 6, 2011, at 07:48 , Kevin Smith wrote:
>>>>> On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 2:45 PM, Matthew A. Miller
>>>>> <linuxwolf at outer-planes.net> wrote:
>>>> That's what I'm suggesting;  Have "jid" be the full occupant JID, not the real bare JID.  No need for a "nick" attribute, IMO.
>>> Right. Just make the actor always the full room JID, never the real
>>> JID, sounds good to me.
>> +1. It's still a potentially breaking change, but probably less so as
>> it doesn't change the schema :)
> But in that case why not make it 'nick' as in the other parts of the
> spec? Typically 'jid' in XEP-0045 means "real JID" and 'nick' means
> "roomnick". I don't think we use 'jid' to mean room at service/nick
> anywhere else in MUC.
> Peter

The reasoning here is using "jid" is (or appears to be) much less of a breaking change than "nick".  Maybe if this were a pre-draft spec, we'd be more comfortable moving to "nick"; but it's not, so we're not (-:

- m&m

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