[standards-jig] about XML framing issue

Joe Hildebrand jhildebrand at jabber.com
Sat Jan 31 06:22:21 UTC 2004

In-Band Bytestreams (IBB) may do what you want:

but I agree with the others, that except for file transfer, the framing 
thing doesn't come up much for us.

Joe Hildebrand
Denver, CO, USA

On Jan 29, 2004, at 7:31 PM, john wrote:

> Thank you,  Ralph, I got it.
> So if an XML document is too large, it will be partitioned into 
> smaller XML frames for routing and transferring purpose, just like 
> that has been done for TCP/IP, am I right?
>  and a following question is the order of  the frames when received by 
> the listener. Is there any document about this? Thanks.
> Best,
> John
> Ralph Meijer wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 05:03:16PM -0500, john wrote:
> Hi there,
>  I have a question about XML framing mechanism in Jabber, is one frame
> still bounded by XML start/close tags, or it's already changed to be
> bounded by byte-length. thanks.
> It is still bounded by just XML tags. Seeing the recent approval of 
> XMPP-core
> as proposed standard by the IETF, this will probably not change for 
> plain
> XMPP/Jabber.
> But I can imagine someone proposing another protocol for transporting 
> Jabber
> stanzas using some kind of framing.

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