[jdev] Whiteboarding XEP

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Jul 3 20:20:58 UTC 2012

On 6/26/12 1:21 PM, Sergey Dobrov wrote:
> On 06/27/2012 01:27 AM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> On 6/26/12 11:28 AM, Sergey Dobrov wrote:
>>> Hello guys,
>>> I am thinking of implementing some whiteboarding service for my habahaba
>>> project. However, I don't know which standard should I choose for that:
>>> * XEP-113 is deferred and provides very few functionality;
>>> * XEP-284 can be used for shared editing of SVG document, so it can be
>>> probably used as a whiteboarding service. Am I right? What troubles can
>>> arise if I'll use XEP-284 in such manner? (Also, this XEP is deferred
>>> too);
>>> * tkabber has such plugin, but XEP is absence.
>> You want to use XEP-284. There are a few implementations, but I don't
>> know if they interoperate or how advanced they are.
> May I ask which exactly implementation we have? And another question is
> it okay to use XEP-284 as whiteboarding and not XML editing? I.e. with a
> canvas (and not XML tags) and fixed type of the document.

Yes, they use XEP-0284 just for whiteboarding, as I understand it, using
SVG as the media type (not generic XML, or XHTML for documents, etc.).


Peter Saint-Andre

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