[OTR-dev] 1.99.0 up for banging on

Evan Schoenberg evan.s at dreskin.net
Thu Feb 3 13:12:43 EST 2005

What happens if you send the message to the proper resource 
specifically?  I know this works for group chat participants... if I am 
handle "Evan" in groupchat testchat at conference.jabber.org, you can send 
a message to testchat at conference.jabber.org/Evan and it'll get routed 
properly and subsequently show up with that name from gaim.

On Feb 3, 2005, at 12:01 PM, Ian Goldberg wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 11:52:40AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
>>   With different resources, I can get the (expected) Malformed Data
>>   Message errors if I try to have two different clients (with 
>> different
>>   resources) privately talking to the same user at the same time.  
>> [That
>>   user's OTR client can only know about one OTR key, so it necessarily
>>   gets it wrong sometimes.]
>> This is really awkward.  We should be able to do KEX with multiple
>> resources at once, and perhaps somehow send reply messages to a
>> particular resource with the right keys for it.  This may need gaim
>> API fixes.
> The library fully supports that; just keep the resource attached to the
> username, and they'll be treated distinctly.  If gaim had a way to have
> separate conversation windows with separate resources for the same
> account, everything could Just Work.
>    - Ian
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