[OTR-dev] Displaying OTR errors (was Re: Hmmm.)

Evan Schoenberg evan.s at dreskin.net
Wed Jan 26 23:33:34 EST 2005

On Jan 26, 2005, at 8:39 PM, Ian Goldberg wrote:
> The first two *are* simple text received from the other person.  _His_
> OTR-enabled client is the one that recognized that you sent him
> unencrypted data (when he was expecting encrypted data), and sent you
> back the plain old IM message "?OTR Error: You sent unencrypted data to
> <my buddy's name>, who was expecting encrypted messages from you."
Ah.   It becomes clear.  Thanks.

>> The third I
>> believe should be presented as an error, not a message, as it does not
>> contain message text.
> That's the one we changed from a popup to an inlined message early on,
> as it was annoying people.  But I agree that it more "correctly" should
> be out-of-band.
Hm, so there's still a case for being able to pass back a 
conversation-associated error message, then?

>    - Ian
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