[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Multi-User Chat Light

Stefan Strigler stefan.strigler at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 16:56:43 UTC 2015


Tobias,

if you want to do IQ with members of a room in the context of MUC Light you
would do so by addressing them directly since there is no concept of
anonymous or semi-anonymous rooms.

Cheers, Stefan

2015-12-14 16:39 GMT+00:00 Tobias M <tmarkmann at googlemail.com>:

>
> On 14.12.2015, at 17:04, Piotr Nosek <piotr.nosek at erlang-solutions.com>
> wrote:
>
> b) It is a compilation of requirements of mobile chat providers. I can't
> see why being useful only for mobile clients is a reason to treat is as
> useless. It is a common belief amongst many developers that XMPP is not
> very attractive for mobile environments, why can't we make several
> extensions that are specifically mobile-friendly?
> Yes, there is no possibility of sending IQs but the thing is - what
> IQ-based functionality we would need in groupchats? File transfer? It's a
> common practice nowadays to upload files to external storage like Amazon S3
> and then just send a message with a link. (extra benefit: it can get
> archived by MAM).
>
>
> Well, IQ and presence are used for feature discovery in XMPP by the means
> of Entity Capabilities (XEP-115) and Service Discovery (XEP-0030). IQ is
> not only used for starting file-transfers, but also for avatars and vCards.
> Sure, vCards aren’t that common in popular mobile chat apps. However,
> avatars are.
>
> Cheers,
> Tobias
>
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