I think what hindered me before was that my matrix account which was already joined in that room before was using the same nick as my @xmpp account tried to use when joining. Renaming the xmpp nick did the trick ;)
@mike AFAIK your users can decide to join matrix rooms themselves by joining a magic MUC :P
@vanitasvitae oh, it's implemented on the matrix side? Explains why I missed it, I've only looked for an XMPP gateway type deal.
I'll have a look into it later, if I come across anything on matrix I want to join.
@mike well, you have to use a bridge instance. There is one running on matrix.org, but you can also host your own.
@vanitasvitae hmm, interesting. I might stab at it in my test environment then. Using libpurple worries me a bit too, definitely going to let them work on it a bit more before I get excited then.
@mike they switched to xmpp.js which works way better. As I understand, the plan is to ditch libpurple completely soon.
@vanitasvitae there was also a bug with handling xmpp resources fixed a few days ago, which might have been it?
@matrix possibly. All I know is that it started working when I changed my nick :D
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