Uniqueness for XMPP user names?

Wiley Q. Hacker wiley.q.hacker at gmail.com
Sun Aug 31 12:04:59 EDT 2008


That's too bad.

Anyway, is there a formal process to submit this as a change request
into Pidgin? I'm sure a large portion of my company's 80,000 employees
would gladly vote for it.

Regards,
Wiley
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: Uniqueness for XMPP user names?
From: Philip Hannent <phil at hannent.co.uk>
To: support at pidgin.im
CC: support at pidgin.im
Date: Sunday, August 31, 2008 00:15:55
> Wiley Q. Hacker wrote:
>   
>> Now, my company wants to migrate to a new, experimental server, again
>> using XMPP.  The problem is, not everyone will be migrated to this new
>> server. Some buddies will remain on the old one, and we'll have accounts
>> on both servers. The user name and domain name will be the same on both
>> servers, however. So, I'll be wiley.q.hacker at mycompany.com on both servers.
>>
>> In Pidgin 2.3.1, I was able to create two accounts, both with the same
>> user name, domain and resource, differing only in the server I connected
>> to. For later releases, there seems to be some change in this behavior.
>> For Pidgin 2.5.0, I am told that the account already exists.
>>
>> Is there a way for me to be create both accounts in Pidgin?
>>     
> Sorry no.
> http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/5086
>
> Regards
> Phil Hannent
>
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