[messaging] Message order in group chat (attempt at summary)

Moxie Marlinspike moxie at thoughtcrime.org
Sun Apr 27 10:40:22 PDT 2014

On 04/27/2014 07:39 AM, Ximin Luo wrote:
> I'm not so sure about displaying messages where you haven't yet seen
> their parents yet. This violates causality, and the principle of
> delivering messages in-order.

A fundamental premise of asynchronous messaging is that any message can
be delayed hours or days for some or all recipients, or that any message
can be lost entirely at any point in time for some or all recipients.

- moxie


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