[Gajim-devel] group windows by contacts groups

Yann Leboulanger asterix at lagaule.org
Thu Jan 15 08:15:55 CET 2009

Serge Matveenko wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 8:57 PM, Yann Leboulanger <asterix at lagaule.org> wrote:
>>> 1. force user to define one and only one primary group for contact
>> impossible: it's not in xmpp protocole. There is no primary group concept.
> jabber:iq:private Namespace
> 2.1 Description
> A Jabber client can store any arbitrary XML on the server side by
> sending an <iq/> stanza of type "set" to the server with a <query/>
> child scoped by the 'jabber:iq:private' namespace. The <query/>
> element MAY contain any arbitrary XML fragment as long as the root
> element of that fragment is scoped by its own namespace. The data can
> then be retrieved by sending an <iq/> stanza of type "get" with a
> <query/> child scoped by the 'jabber:iq:private' namespace, which in
> turn contains a child element scoped by the namespace used for storage
> of that fragment. Using this method, Jabber entities can store private
> data on the server and retrieve it whenever necessary. The data stored
> might be anything, as long as it is valid XML. One typical usage for
> this namespace is the server-side storage of client-specific
> preferences; another is Bookmark Storage [1].
> http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0049.html

Ok right, but how to present that in the GUI ... not so easy. And a
bigger problem: some server (like gmail) don't support XEP-0049

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