[jdev] Extra file transfer metadata

Matthew A. Miller linuxwolf at outer-planes.net
Tue Oct 25 16:25:50 UTC 2011

On Oct 25, 2011, at 10:19, Jonny Lamb wrote:

> Good afternoon,
> I need some way to include some extra metadata in file transfer offers,
> so I came up with a proto-XEP:
> http://people.collabora.com/~jonny/extensions/proto-ft-metadata.html
> It's my first attempt at a XEP! Champagne all round!
> Before I go ahead and implement this in Telepathy, are there any
> comments, is there a smarter way of doing this, or have I missed that it
> has already been done?
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Jonny Lamb

Hello Jonny,

First, I think the approach is fine.  I would suggest that you do the following before getting too deep into implementation:

1) submit this to the XEP editor.
2) continue discussion about the protocol on <standards at xmpp.org>.

- m&m

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