[Standards] XEP-0045 nick changes
stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Feb 14 15:39:54 UTC 2012
On 2/14/12 12:59 AM, Kim Alvefur wrote:
>> On 1/24/12 2:58 PM, Dave Cridland wrote:
>>> I recall - ages ago - that we were going to, at one point, mention that
>>> if you change your nickname, you should send unavailable persence after
>>> the change to the old nick:
>>> C: <presence to='room at service/new_nick'/>
>>> S: <presence from='room at service/old_nick'
>>> S: <presence from='room at service/new_nick'/>
>>> C: <presence to='room at service/old_nick' type='unavailable'/>
>>> The problem being that currently, the server must track directed
>>> presence, and so if you change your nickname, the server keeps tracking
>>> the old nickname too - and will eventually have to send an unavailable
>> Well, the server could do that immediately (when it accepts the nick
>> change), no?
> Would it need to after the target JID sends unavailable?
No, but depending on clients to do this seems slightly unrealistic, if
they haven't been doing it up till now.
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