[Standards-JIG] Out of Band Data (JEP-0066)

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Apr 26 22:16:22 UTC 2006


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Matthias Wimmer wrote:
> David Renström schrieb:
>> Hi,
>>
>> This may seem like a dumb question. I'm not looking to actually
>> implement OOB, but I will explain how it works in a report I'm
>> writing. You are supposed to use URIs to specify from where files can
>> be downloaded, e.g. via HTTP or FTP. The specification says nothing,
>> as far as I can tell, about implementing a HTTP or FTP server inside
>> the client. Are you supposed to always upload the file to another
>> server before transferring it to the recipient?
> 
> I know that I am very late with this reply. But it was also thought,
> that there could be a web-dav server where the client would have first
> uploaded the file. But as far as I know no client ever supported this.

Yes, we worked out some methods for that here:

http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0129.html

Peter

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