[standards-jig] NEW: User Avatars (JEP-0084)

Jacek Konieczny jajcus at bnet.pl
Thu May 8 12:10:12 UTC 2003

On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 12:35:17PM +0100, David 'TheRaven' Chisnall wrote:
> As a further not, I don't believe anyone has yet clarified why simply 
> using the PHOTO attribute in a vcard is not acceptible for an avatar 
> yet.  Perhaps this could be done?  At the moment using pub-sub seems 
> like a 'we have this technology, let's use it' solution rather than a 
> 'this is the simplest and best way of doing it' solution.

Some people whould like to have both photo and avatar and both
different. And vCard is also something, that could be stored in
generic pubsub. I don't see any reason (except the obvious historical)
to treat vCard specially.


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