[standards-jig] Re: XHTML-IM (JEP-0071) and in-band images

Matthew A. Miller linuxwolf at outer-planes.net
Mon Jan 5 21:28:41 UTC 2004

I would suggest we not be so specific, and allow the file to be 
retrieved via SI (JEP-0095), which includes the (possible) use of IBB.

-  LW

Tomasz Sterna wrote:

>W liście z pon, 05-01-2004, godz. 19:56, Alexander Gnauck pisze: 
>>>Yes. What about sending in-band images instead attaching out-of-band
>>><img/> links?
>>i think this is a very good idea. As a client developer i would really
>>like to do that for emote icons. On the other side its lots of more
>>traffic. So we should find a way that one client can request the
>>pictures/animations/videos from the other client. When requested them
>>once then the client could store them temporary.
>I think Richard suggested a very good solution.
>We could develop a separate protocol for requesting images via IBB.
>Something like: jibi://user@jabber.srv/imgidentifier.png
>Client should cache these images at least for the session time
>(I think it would cache it forever for later usage as clipart gallery
>for own messages :-)
>When an in-band image is linked in <img/> tag, client should check if it
>has the image in local storage and if not get it via IBB.

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