[JDEV] My evil plans for a client.
Thomas D. Charron
tcharron at my-deja.com
Fri Aug 6 12:35:49 CDT 1999
As said before, the IETF IMPP HAS NO PROTOCOL as of yet.. I'm putting money on Microsoft getting theirs in as standard, and I wouldn;t count on that for about a year or so.. Technically speaking, the current Jabbe rprotocol could be implemented to meet all IMPP requirements, and be called a 'standard protocol'..
On Fri, 6 Aug 1999 12:15:59 arh14 wrote:
>On Fri, 6 Aug 1999, Tim Lesher wrote:
>> Scott Robinson <scott at tranzoa.com> said:
>> > But back into reality, I'd love to make another suggestion for client fun.
>> > MIME support! Messages encoded in MIME (and the clients have a rudimentery
>> > (sp?) mailcap) could allow for a whole new world of kick-ass messenging.
>> The IETF proposal for instant messaging already calls for MIME support.
>> Which brings up an interesting question: Are any Jabberites tracking the
>> IETF efforts?
>That is my question too. The purpose of Jabber was so that we could stop
>being shot in the foot by proprietary lock-out. We should, if not adopt,
>at least enable simply integration with the IETF protocol. MIME is also
>good...it has already done all the encoding and transfer work...we can
>just fill <message>s with MIME and not care.
>> > As for my 3l1t3 soon be started client... keep looking for it.
>> Evil? Scott, you're quasi-evil... ( :-)
>> Tim Lesher
>> mailto:timl at epix.net
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