[Standards] XEP-0045: How to signal tombstones for destroyed rooms?

Kim Alvefur zash at zash.se
Wed Jul 11 10:12:51 UTC 2018


On Wed, Jul 11, 2018 at 07:52:55AM +0200, Jonas Wielicki wrote:
> Is there a reason to not use a presence type="error"? I’d expect clients to 
> handle those already. 

Mostly becasue I simply copied code from the room destruction handler.

> I’d use a <gone/> type error, which encodes the semantics perfectly. <gone/> 
> also allows for permanent redirects (which I think <destroy/> does, too).

This makes sense. Even Pidgin seems to understand it. Incidentally,
guess which client doesnt’t handle that ;)

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Kim "Zash" Alvefur
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