[Psi-devel] Re: PyMSNt integration
james at delx.cjb.net
Wed Jun 1 04:11:31 PDT 2005
I was under the impression this was just for the PHOTO element :)
I'll use this for nickname changes too then.
On 01/06/2005, at 8:44 PM, Francisco Joaquín Rodríguez Prados wrote:
> 2005/6/1, Trejkaz <trejkaz at trypticon.org>:
>> Actually, iChat only seems to hash the photo. People seem to be
>> forgetting that
>> vCards have dozens of other, more useful fields which we might want
>> updated too.
> iChat hashes the vCard. I am not sure if it sends the extra packet in
> the <presence /> stanza anytime anything changes in the vCard, but it
> could be done that way.
> In my opinion we have a proper way to deliver graphical information
> about the user, which is the <PHOTO /> field of the vCard. And I think
> that a way to announce this data has changed - nickname, photo or
> whatever - is a good idea.
> I suppose the easiest way of publishing that is the presence packet,
> because the server broadcasts the presence packet to all your contacts
> sending it once. In fact the <presece /> stanza is defined as a "as a
> basic broadcast or 'publish-subscribe' mechanism".
> I wish that way of publishing the vCard change was redacted and
> proposed as a JEP. That way we could broadcast our data change,
> without that (complicated) pub-sub stuff...
> Francisco Joaquín Rodríguez Prados
> Fachbereich Informatik,
> Fachhochschule Darmstadt,
> Darmstadt, Germany
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