Glossary#

User#

An XMPP user using slidge.

Legacy 1 network#

The messaging network slidge communicates with.

Contact#

A user of the legacy network that can communicate with the xmpp user.

Official client#

The reference client(s) for a legacy network. Examples: telegram-android and telegram-desktop for the telegram network

Carbons#

In the XMPP world, carbons are messages sent from one client to another to rapidly synchronize chat history views. In slidge, this refers to actions of the user on an official client. They are synchronized between official clients and XMPP using carbons.

Footnotes

1

“Legacy” may sound weird since XMPP is pretty old now, but this attempts to follow the convention of XEP-0100