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

Tijl Houtbeckers thoutbeckers at splendo.com
Thu May 8 18:22:45 UTC 2003

Thomas Muldowney <temas at box5.net> wrote on 8-5-2003 20:12:17:
>Personally I'm at an impasse here.  I need more voices one way or the
>other.  I'm not going to battle this for ages, and I'd happily say that
>all data is either PNG or MNG.  That's what I wanted for JEP-0008, but
>people wanted it other ways.  The specs for those formats are open and
>available and plenty of decent libraries implement them.  About the
>compression method too.  I just looked at what appears to be the recent
>spec and it only mentions compression method 0, so I'm fine saying
>that's the limitation.  Since, it's the only "official" method.  MNG
>supoort could be flagged optional and it would be the client
>responsiblity to say, "Hey, careful there, not everyone will see this.
>" Where are the people that wanted other formats?

I'd be fine with that conclusion.
More advanced usage can always be covered in another JEP...

Tijl Houtbeckers
Software Engineer @ Splendo
The Netherlands

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