[JDEV] File transfer and Jabber
TBradley at jabber.com
Mon Apr 23 16:40:11 CDT 2001
> Again, I disagree. The Jabber architecture is very much like SMTP, and
> SMTP servers have been handling "in-band" file transfers for decades.
> Even huge ISPs and mail services accept file enclosures, although they
> may impose limits on the file size.
Yes, but SMTP servers have never pretended to be
"instant". If I'm running an INSTANT messaging
server (which I am), I want the traffic to be as
lightweight as reasonable so that processing and
delivery remains as INSTANT as possible.
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