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

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Mon Mar 23 09:28:37 CDT 2009

On 3/23/09 7:15 AM, Jan Torben Heuer wrote:
> On Monday 23 March 2009 14:05:02 Remko Tronçon wrote:
> Hi,
>>> 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.
> There are differnt kinds of data which I want to exchange:
> RDF/XML, RDF N3 and both as PGP-encrypted.
> I don't want my application to guess the contents so I'd prefer to mark it 
> somehow. I think that nobody here already did such stuff with the SMACK API?

If you want to PGP-encrypt things, use XEP-0027:



Peter Saint-Andre

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