[Standards] XEP-0392: Consistent Color Generation - Issues using JID

Sam Whited sam at samwhited.com
Fri Dec 8 16:00:25 UTC 2017


On Fri, Dec 8, 2017, at 09:39, Edwin Mons wrote:
> On 08-12-17 16:03, Sam Whited wrote:
> The last bit isn't exactly true.  A resourcepart is an OpaqueString
> profile of the FreeformClass.  7622 § 3.4.1 suggests that applications
> might use a narrower definition, but that's not enforced by either
> XEP-0045 or XEP-0392, is it?

Ah yes, you're right, my mistake.

Either way, if you're comparing the full JID and the resourcepart is
different you probably want the color to be different. If you're
comparing users in 1:1 chats, you probably want to drop the resourcepart
before doing the comparison anyways in which case it's not a problem.

—Sam


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