[jdev] Financial messaging via XMPP

Maciek Niedzielski machekku at uaznia.net
Fri Jan 25 09:12:47 CST 2008

On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 04:02:32PM +0100, Martin Sustrik wrote:
> 2. Binary content has to be translated into Base64, adding 1/3 of 
> overhead to message size
You can do "real" binary using direct p2p connections, they way we do
file transfers. But then you'd turn XMPP into a tool to negotiate a TCP
stream, so probably it's not so interesting..

> 4. All the messages have to be acknowledged. No no-acknowledge mode exists.
<iq> stanzas need a reply (and sometimes this reply is just an
acknowledge). <message> stanzas are not acknowledged.

> 5. There's no batch acknowledge functionality (acknowledging sequence of 
> messages using single acknowledge).
There are amore advanced acking extensions, but they are still being
developed and are not really implemented.

Maciek Niedzielski
 xmpp:machekku at uaznia.net

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