[jdev] Re: Image transfer in chat ?
thoutbeckers at splendo.com
Thu Apr 21 08:19:18 CDT 2005
On Thu, 21 Apr 2005 08:10:16 +0200, Nolan Eakins <sneakin at semanticgap.com>
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> Ulrich Staudinger wrote:
> | Some further investigation and a very good hint from Heiner revealed
> | http://www.armware.dk/RFC/rfc/rfc2397.html
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> | Which comes even closer to my desired solution ....
> | I'd like to encourage client developers to implement this along with
> | xhtml support for pasting images from the clipboard into the chat.
> Umm, that's not very Jabber like.
Why not?? It's very XHTML like. I'd say this is a good reason we choose
XHTML and not some "more simple" custom layout scheme.
> Couldn't the img src be an xmpp URI
> that specifies an id of a file transfer in its query component? The
> precise sequence of steps would need to be elaborated (ie: send img
> first, then message; the other way?; or it doesn't matter).
That's an alternative. It's far from the only way. This method here is
good for small images that are needed with a minimum of latency. And it's
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