[Standards] MIX Addressing

Kevin Smith kevin.smith at isode.com
Fri Jun 1 13:36:35 UTC 2018


On 1 Jun 2018, at 11:37, Steve Kille <steve.kille at isode.com> wrote:
> 1.  Use variant 2 for messages.    Messages will come from bare JID of channel, with resource being stable ID indicating the sender.   Sender JID and Nick in the message.    This works right for MAM, and I think it is reasonably natural for messages to always come from the channel JID.
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> 2.  Use variant 1 for presence.   The presence will come from a JID that encodes both channel and stable ID.   Sender JID and Nick carried inside the presence.   This means that the From: in the presence bare JID reflects the participant rather than the channel.

It’s not immediately clear to me which processing this makes easier. Clearly a client *can* do the mangling from one to the other with precious little effort, but what does the inconsistency buy us?

/K


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