[Standards-JIG] File sharing JEP

Trejkaz trejkaz at trypticon.org
Thu Apr 13 02:57:58 UTC 2006


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On 12/04/2006, at 20:13 PM, Pedro Melo wrote:
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> Not quite true: all the bytes must come through. The order is not  
> important as bittorrent proven already.

True.  Although it would greatly violate the Jabber ideals of keeping  
client development simple, if clients suddenly had to implement  
something like BitTorrent. :-)

> If later a jingle "super-fast" protocol comes along cool, you'll  
> just use it. But not having a common basic file transfer ASAP is  
> hurting us all, me thinks.

But we have one already...

Nobody has been saying "abolish stream negotiation NOW, let's move to  
Jingle."  They have been saying "let's try and see if Jingle will  
work for file transfers, and over time, start using it instead."

TX

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