[Standards] Maintaining a list of ongoing conversations

Jonas Wielicki jonas at wielicki.name
Mon May 14 10:47:13 UTC 2018

On Montag, 14. Mai 2018 12:28:17 CEST JC Brand wrote:
> I'm interested in finding a way to keep track of ongoing conversations and
> whether any new messages were added to them since the user was last online.
> I think this is the so-called "Inbox" feature that was brought up at the
> 2018 summit.
> At the summit the suggested approach was a private PEP node with a list of
> JIDs.
> Besides that, in order to know whether new messages were added to these
> conversations (while the user was offline), we'll also need to store the
> date of the last seen message.

I’d prefer the MAM stanza-id, because that’s what should be used to sync 
anyways. Adding a date may be good if you want to show an overview though.

> I imagine, if done right, that this functionality might in many cases remove
> the need for bookmarks as currently used.
> Is anyone already working on something like this? I'm not aware of a
> relevant protoXEP being created already.

Not that I knew.

kind regards,
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