[JDEV] File Transfer Proposals

Julian Missig julian at jabber.org
Fri Feb 15 17:47:29 CST 2002

On Fri, 2002-02-15 at 18:33, Julian Missig wrote:
> A lot of people have been talking about all sorts of ways to do file
> trasnfer. Before temas and I (and others) start working on making JEPs
> out of the current file transfer implementations, I want to know what's
> wrong with them.
> So my question is: What is wrong with the current HTTP/FTP OOB + PASS
> solution?
> Currently the list is:
> - limited to HTTP/FTP (need a better way to indicate protocols
> supported, possibly browse?)
> - PASS doesn't allow more permanent file caching
> - lack of documentation
> - lack of implementation

And before anyone says anything, by lack of implementation I mean that
it's not extremely widely implemented, in fact I'm not aware of any PASS
client implementations yet. However, jabber.org does have PASS support
and some clients already do HTTP/FTP OOB.

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