[Standards] MIX - an approach to JIDs that avoids the four into three problem

Kevin Smith kevin.smith at isode.com
Sat Jun 2 12:47:48 UTC 2018


On 2 Jun 2018, at 13:01, Florian Schmaus <flo at geekplace.eu> wrote:
> 
> On 02.06.2018 13:46, Kevin Smith wrote:
>>> On 2 Jun 2018, at 11:44, Florian Schmaus <flo at geekplace.eu> wrote:
>>> I think I'm currently in the
>>> - messages from channel at service/nick
>>> - IQs to/from and presence from channel at service/nick/client-id
>>> (where client-id is a random unique string not containing '/')
>>> camp.
>> 
>> 
>> That’s option 2, except that it has to be a stable ID, not nick (and that some IQs are just /user-id not /user-id/client-id, e.g. vcard)
> 
> Why can't it be the nick?

The nick’s not stable and life is much better if you don’t conflate the identity and the current nick.

/K


More information about the Standards mailing list