if this XEP http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0172.html doesn't cover
the nickname change event,then I don't know what to think. At least
propose it to be done so in that XEP

On 2/18/07, Yann Le Boulanger <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Damien THEBAULT wrote:
> > Oops, sorry, I forgot the patch.
> >
>
>
> This is an interesting patch, and a good way to do the MSN way for
> nickname: contact choose the nick he wants others see.
>
> there are 2 problems:
> - keep contact.vcard takes too much memory. vcard can be a big object as
> it contains avatar. A solution could be to have a shown_nick field that
> is filled the way you explained each time we get the vcard.
> - there are too many vcard query. I understand that we need to do some
> query because we are not advised when our contacts change their nick. So
> there is no other way than querying vcard sometimes. But to improve
> that, we can avoid querying vcard when a nick is already set by the user
> for this contact. But asking the vcard on each status change is maybe
> too much. I'll have a talk with Peter about an eventual XEP for
> spreading new nickname when we change it.
>
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> Yann
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