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Contact names that are displayed on roster

Hi,

the contacts in Shared Roster Groups appear as full name from LDAP:

Frank Niedermann

If somebody adds my JID to his roster only the JID gets displayed:

deniedfr@dettxmpp

Is there a reason for this? I don’'t want to have my users renaming every contact on their roster …

JM: 2.1.2

Client: Pandion

Regards,

Frank

Frank,

When a user is adding someone to their roster, it has to default the the nickname to some value. Most clients will make the nickname be deniedfr in the case of deniedfr@dettxmpp. One option would be for clients to use vCard information to try to fill in the nickname with a better value. That would work nicely with Jive Messenger once we have LDAP vCard support (I need to integrate a patch for this…).

So, the answer is that a fix would likely have to involve both Pandion and Messenger unless Pandion can already pull name info out of vCard.

Regards,

Matt

Matt,

thanks for that information, using the vCard’'s nickname field works well.

What will JM insert into the nickname field with your patch included?

Regards,

Frank

On the Jive Messenger side, we can only make the information from LDAP available through vCard. It’'s up to the client to suggest a nickname using the vCard info after we support it.

Regards,

Matt