[jdev] Passing binary data (.wav, .jpg, .gif, etc...) to chat/IM clients ...

Justin Karneges justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com
Fri Jun 4 19:34:45 CDT 2004

Use File Transfer (JEP-0096) as your building block.  You can send the files 
out of band (via TCP) or inband (over the XMPP stream).  If your files are 
small, you might want to send them inband for simplicity.


On Friday 04 June 2004 4:47 pm, Wgilliam3 at aol.com wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> New to Jabber so pardon me if this info has already been discussed ... but
> I'm looking for best practices in passing binary data (image, audio files,
> etc...) to a Jabber Chat/IM client I'm working on (so for example a
> user-defined .wav file can be downloaded and played on all machines in a
> chat room ... or perhaps the background of the chat client be replaced on
> each person's client app with a .jpg uploaded by another user).
> Anyways, anyone know how to do this?  Or if there are a variety of ways ...
> best methods in terms of performance?
> I'm building out my client app as a .NET Winform in C#.
> Thanks - Wayde
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