[jdev] Can I define a content-type for messages?

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Mon Mar 23 09:19:22 CDT 2009


On 3/23/09 6:05 AM, Remko Tronçon wrote:
>> Currently, I ignore the content-type in my prototype but that is not very
>> elegant. Is a content type for messages already supported or can I easily
>> derive such a message type?
> 
> What types of content are you sending? Messages currently only have
> plain text bodies, and XHTML-IM bodies. If you want to add custom
> payloads to messages, you can define your own element in your own
> namespace to wrap the data in.

Well, for small pieces of information you can also use the "Bits of
Binary" extension:

http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0231.html

But XMPP does not have official content-types of the kind you're
probably familiar with from email.

Peter

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