Bug 49443 - reinstate tp_contact_is_self
Summary: reinstate tp_contact_is_self
Alias: None
Product: Telepathy
Classification: Unclassified
Component: tp-glib (show other bugs)
Version: git master
Hardware: Other All
: medium enhancement
Assignee: Telepathy bugs list
QA Contact: Telepathy bugs list
Depends on: 22965 49371
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Reported: 2012-05-03 12:18 UTC by Simon McVittie
Modified: 2019-12-03 20:40 UTC (History)
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Description Simon McVittie 2012-05-03 12:18:07 UTC
tp_contact_is_self() would be nice to have, and Xavier implemented it.

However, I've just reverted it. It's subtle, because:

* on IRC, your globally-valid identifier can change

* on XMPP, your channel-specific identifier can change (admittedly,
  Gabble doesn't implement that)

* Bug #22965 means we don't actually track a channel-specific
  self-contact properly, so if Gabble did implement it changing,
  we'd get confused

We need to think about whether we want it before proceeding much further with Bug #49371, since implementing it (in a way that isn't frequently a lie) requires that all TpChannel objects track at least enough Group state to know which identifier is you.
Comment 1 GitLab Migration User 2019-12-03 20:40:00 UTC
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