[ejabberd] jabber ID aliasing?

Andy Skelton skeltoac at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 18:07:51 MSD 2009


On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 12:07 AM, Jan Koum <jan.koum at gmail.com> wrote:
> i am trying to find a way to do a jabber id aliasing.  for example, say i
> create an account Bob2000 on the jabber server and to some close friends i
> will be known as Bob2000.  but there is a group of people who i don't want
> to tell my real jabber ID and so i want to create Bob3000 alias and give
> them Bob3000 to message me by.  is there any way to do this sort of xmpp
> "aliasing" without actually creating Bob3000 ID?

You can create an XMPP bot to forward messages for you. I would not
advise doing this without understanding the problem you are trying to
solve. Perhaps it would be more direct to use an existing extension,
XEP-0016: Privacy Lists: http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0016.html

Cheers,
Andy


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