A conference is made up of four different facets.
So then our total schema for the CONFERENCE is:
- The FLOOR schema which is the set of channels open at a given time,
and previously requested by one of the current people in the conference.
- The ASIDES schema which looks after individual asides between the
users of the system.
- The QUEUE schema which maintains an ordered list of Bids, which are
made up of the identity of the user, the current users, a desired floor (by
default a floor where the requester has a communication channel with all the
people of the conference), the type of speech act (by default an assertion)
and the time of the request. It also has a weighting function which
ranks the Bids.
- ALLOWED schema, which restricts the type of floors allowed in a given