[JDEV] more p2p & jabber File Sharing
julian at jabber.org
Wed Feb 13 15:12:28 CST 2002
How is the proxy you mention different from the PASS that is currently
implemented in the server?
On Wed, 2002-02-13 at 15:29, Kevin Smathers wrote:
> If you want downloading a file to be synonymous with sharing a
> file, then you should probably download through a proxy, and have
> the proxy cache the file in a publically accessible place.
> This would imply adding file transfer features to the Jabber
> core server, although the feature would have to be optional in
> order to continue operating sites with large numbers of users.
> On a personal system directly connected to the Internet, running
> the proxy should just be an invisible part of starting the client.
> For machines behind a firewall, specifying a seperate proxy from
> the Jabber server needlessly complicates the UI for users although
> it could conceivably be done.
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