[JDEV] JEP038 (emoticon spec) : file extension

Sami Haahtinen ressu at ressukka.net
Mon Aug 19 05:07:11 CDT 2002

On Sun, Aug 18, 2002 at 05:49:27PM -0400, Adam Theo wrote:
> According to some Google searches, the "gem" file extension is already 
> being used and supported in many applications as a vector graphic file 
> format. Neither "gisp" nor "jisp" are, however. I would use "gisp" but 
> as I said, I realize this spec isn't perfect yet in a truely generic 
> sense of the word. It could become alot more powerful as people go to 
> expand it to do other things than just emoticons. But, We need to start 
> somewhere, otherwise I'll end up spending the next year designing this 
> spec and Jabber will go without a icon style system. And since this 
> somewhere is icon styles in Jabber IM clients, I'll call it "Jabber Icon 
> Style Package" until it deserves to be called generic.

even though the draft is called Jabber Icon Style Package, it would be
best if the file extension was .gisp, so that the file extension doesn't
need to change in the future even though the name of the draft changes.


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