[JDEV] File Transfer Proposals

Jacek Konieczny jajcus at bnet.pl
Wed Feb 20 08:38:14 CST 2002

On Wed, Feb 20, 2002 at 02:03:36PM -0000, Richard Dobson wrote:
> > No ... I don't think you need 3 days to send some headers ... you just
> have
> > to preprend to all your outgoing connections "GET / HTTP/1.0\r\n\r\n" and
> to
> > all incomming connections "HTTP/1.0 200 OK\r\n\r\n". I really can't see
> why
> > you need 3 days to implement that. - Oh, sure ... you have to strip that
> > headers when you receive it ... 1 minute more to write the code for that.
> What?? and you think that we be robust enough and compatible enough to
> always work with all clients, somehow I doubt it.

For most purposes this will be enough. And it can be easily extended
when needed (and there is no need to invent new extensions). Will the
new simple streaming protocol as extensible as HTTP? 

And this will work with existing Jabber clients.


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