[JDEV] MIME, was My evil plans for a client.

arh14 at cornell.edu arh14 at cornell.edu
Mon Aug 9 12:15:19 CDT 1999

Just a question...when you recieved the file at the endpoint, how did the 
client know what "type" of file it was?  Is this specified in the Jabber 
protocol, or in uuencode...?


On Mon, 9 Aug 1999, Thomas D. Charron wrote:

>   Previouse proposals would be to use an http URL to transfer these types of files..  There are many, MANY easy to use tools to provide for these types of transfers..
>   I actually had a semi-working file transfer function without a Win32 client thta split up a file and uuencoded it, sending it along inside of the <ext></ext> tags..
>   There are MANY ways to do this..  I firmly belive that there should be a way to stream file transfers, hence, easily allowing for offline storage.  the UUENCODE way worked, as jabbertransport already supports buffering of offline users messages..
> ---
> Thomas Charron

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