Multi-user chats are often divided into two use cases: Groups and Channels. In Groups you talk with specific people about varying topics, while in Channels you talk with a changing set of people about a specific topic.
Dino displays a list of member names as the default Group name and uses member avatars to generate a default Group avatar. Both features wouldn't make sense in a Channel with a continuously changing set of members. #Dino #XMPP

@dino This looks nice. How will Dino distinguish between Groups and Channels? Or is it up to every user, so that I can decide how a "room" is presented to me? This would be super useful I'm in quite some rooms where I would prefer the "Group behavior" where I can give them a fixed name.


@bjoern Just like Conversations, @dino uses the public flag on the MUC to distinguish this. A channel is public and anyone can join and a chat that is not set to public and thus it has a member list, is considered a group chat.

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