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

Kurt Roeckx kurt at roeckx.be
Thu May 1 07:31:25 PDT 2014

On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 01:42:17PM -0700, Trevor Perrin wrote:
> Awesome threads, here's what I think I've learned:
>  * Even if we don't solve the ice-cream problem, doing (1) and
> (somehow) canonicalizing the partial order into a linear order still
> seems worthwhile, since it could detect a participant sending
> different messages to different parties...

I think the only way to address the ice-cream problem is that you
need a way to make sure that the user has had time to read the
previous message before replying.  It is not enough that the
message has been received.  And this mostly seems to be a user
interface problem to me.

This is independant on wether you want to order the messages or


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