[Standards] LAST CALL: XEP-0308 (Last Message Correction)

Philipp Hancke fippo at goodadvice.pages.de
Fri Aug 10 13:24:04 UTC 2012


>> A MUC service might rewrite the id attribute, see
>> http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0045.html#message
>> "Note well that for tracking purposes this service assigns a new 'id' to
>>  each message it generates (here using a UUID as defined in RFC 4122)"
>>
>> I bet some services do this... making the id at the recipient unpredictable.
>
> We should probably fix MUC on this - I hadn't noticed in the examples
> what was going on and read the text to mean "The id sent to the room
> may not be the id you specified" not "Everyone in the room may get a
> different id" - which will break things.

As you pointed out, message receipts is likely affected by this, too,
and http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0184.html#when-groupchat does not seem 
to expect id changes either. +1 on fixing MUC, this is somewhat unexpected 
and I doubt that per-participant is really needed for tracking.



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