[jadmin] Re: jabberd 2.0s9 and avatar publish/retrieve support?

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Aug 17 15:37:21 CDT 2005

Alistair John Strachan wrote:

> However, now I have discovered that avatars do not seem to be saved 
> server-side with jabberd2, whereas they work on jabber.org (which is running 
> 1.4 CVS). 

The avatars you're seeing from jabber.org users are probably just being 
saved in people's vCards, following the protocol documented in JEP-0153:


> Has anybody managed to get this working, and if so, how? I've read 
> about idavoll, but I've not idea how to set it up (what is pubsub?).

Publish-subscribe is defined in JEP-0060:


Idavoll is an implementation of JEP-0060 that runs as an add-on component:


A pubsub-based protocol for avatars is under development but it's not 
finished yet and not deployed anywhere AFAIK:


Hope that helps,


Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation

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