[jdev] Re: Image transfer in chat ?

Trejkaz trejkaz at trypticon.org
Thu Apr 21 09:21:49 CDT 2005


On Fri, 22 Apr 2005 00:07, Richard Dobson wrote:
> Yea might be simple but its potensially very wasteful if the user already
> has of copy of the image, its far better if you send a file hash and only
> download it if you dont already have a copy, it may also cause karma
> problems.

So what's the plan?  Something like the email cid: URL scheme which specifies 
the hash of the file?

<img src="hash:abcdef000000..."/>

I think it would work quite well... as long as you can also specify where the 
image is (presumably you would get it via file transfer, so you'd need a 
mechanism to request files or something like that.)

TX

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