[Standards] request for reviews: XEP-0045 v1.25rc5

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Mon Sep 19 22:44:23 UTC 2011

On 9/19/11 4:33 PM, Alexander Holler wrote:
> Am 19.09.2011 20:47, schrieb Peter Saint-Andre:
>>> - Which nicks are reserved? (owner, admins, members)
>>> - Owners, admins ormembers without reserved nicks?
>> Nicks are reserved based on registering with the room. Nicks of owners
>> and admins are not reserved automatically, unless an implementation
>> decides that is a nice feature.
> Registering with a room is getting the affiliation member. So how does
> an owner or admin reserves a (his) nick? I think especially those want
> to have their nick registered.

Nick are reserved by registering with the room.

>>> - What happens with reserved nicks when someone changes his nick? Does
>>> the reserved nick changes too?
>> Implementation specific.
> Hmm, that means clients never can implement reserved-nick-handling
> because they just don't know how the server behaves.

Changing your in-room nick is temporary. If you want to reserve a
different nick, you can register it in the usual way. I have no idea if
current implementations let you reserve more than one nick (probably
not). We might want to define that behavior a bit more carefully.


Peter Saint-Andre

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