REST Resource: spaces

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Resource: Space

A space in Google Chat. Spaces are conversations between two or more users or 1:1 messages between a user and a Chat app.

JSON representation
{
  "name": string,
  "type": enum (Type),
  "spaceType": enum (SpaceType),
  "singleUserBotDm": boolean,
  "threaded": boolean,
  "displayName": string,
  "spaceThreadingState": enum (SpaceThreadingState),
  "spaceDetails": {
    object (SpaceDetails)
  },
  "spaceHistoryState": enum (HistoryState)
}
Fields
name

string

Resource name of the space.

Format: spaces/{space}

type
(deprecated)

enum (Type)

Output only. Deprecated: Use singleUserBotDm or spaceType (developer preview) instead.

The type of a space.

spaceType

enum (SpaceType)

The type of space. Required when creating or updating a space. Output only for other usage.

singleUserBotDm

boolean

Optional. Whether the space is a DM between a Chat app and a single human.

threaded
(deprecated)

boolean

Output only. Deprecated: Use spaceThreadingState instead. Whether messages are threaded in this space.

displayName

string

The space's display name. For direct messages between humans, this field might be empty.

spaceThreadingState

enum (SpaceThreadingState)

Output only. The threading state in the Chat space.

spaceDetails

object (SpaceDetails)

Details about the space including description and rules.

spaceHistoryState

enum (HistoryState)

The message history state for messages and threads in this space.

Type

Deprecated: The type of a space. Use singleUserBotDm or spaceType (developer preview) instead.

Enums
TYPE_UNSPECIFIED
ROOM Conversations between two or more humans.
DM 1:1 Direct Message between a human and a Chat app, where all messages are flat. Note that this does not include direct messages between two humans.

SpaceType

The type of space. Required when creating or updating a space. Output only for other usage.

Enums
SPACE_TYPE_UNSPECIFIED Reserved.
SPACE A place where people send messages, share files, and collaborate. A SPACE can include Chat apps.
GROUP_CHAT Group conversations between 3 or more people. A GROUP_CHAT can include Chat apps.
DIRECT_MESSAGE 1:1 messages between two humans or a human and a Chat app.

SpaceThreadingState

Specifies the type of threading state in the Chat space.

Enums
SPACE_THREADING_STATE_UNSPECIFIED Reserved.
THREADED_MESSAGES Named spaces that support message threads. When users respond to a message, they can reply in-thread, which keeps their response in the context of the original message.
GROUPED_MESSAGES Named spaces where the conversation is organized by topic. Topics and their replies are grouped together.
UNTHREADED_MESSAGES Direct messages (DMs) between two people and group conversations between 3 or more people.

SpaceDetails

Details about the space including description and rules.

JSON representation
{
  "description": string,
  "guidelines": string
}
Fields
description

string

Optional. A description of the space. It could describe the space's discussion topic, functional purpose, or participants.

guidelines

string

Optional. The space's rules, expectations, and etiquette.

HistoryState

The history state for messages and spaces. Specifies how long messages and conversation threads are kept after creation.

Enums
HISTORY_STATE_UNSPECIFIED Default value. Do not use.
HISTORY_OFF History off. Messages and threads are kept for 24 hours.
HISTORY_ON History on. The organization's Vault retention rules specify for how long messages and threads are kept.

Methods

create

Creates a named space.

delete

Deletes a named space.

get

Returns a space.

list

Lists spaces the caller is a member of.

patch

Updates a space.

setup

Creates a space and adds users to it.

webhooks

Legacy path for creating message.