[JDEV] Krufty Jabber Client

disq disq at sanane.com
Mon Aug 9 14:53:46 CDT 1999

On Mon, 9 Aug 1999 arh14 at cornell.edu wrote:
> Think about this:
> If Jabber does not support MIME, what is stopping somebody from typing 
> up a MIME message and just sending it as a plain text Jabber message to 
> be interpreted at the endpoint?  I can base64 my MP3 add a MIME header 
> and send it off to my friend Joe.  This is doable but ugly, so I suggest 
> MIME be part of the Jabber protocol.
well, MIME can be converted to XML, no? why write extra code for MIME?
just embed MIME data in <ext> tags, the main message in <text> tags, and
you're done. :} (k.i.s.s.)

hmm, also: "Fools ignore complexity.  Pragmatists suffer it. Some can avoid
it. Geniuses remove it."

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