[Standards-JIG] Proposed XMPP Extension: File Sharing

Mridul mridul at sun.com
Wed Oct 11 01:05:50 UTC 2006

This is something which was implemented in netbeans (earlier it was part 
of Sun Java Studio) about 2+ years or so and has been in wide use for as 
much time.
Take a look at http://collab.netbeans.org/ for more info.


XEP Editor wrote:
> The XMPP Extensions Editor has received a proposal for a new XEP.
> Title: File Sharing
> Abstract: While a protocol has been described for initiating a file transfer from one user to another, there is not yet a protocol allowing for one user to designate a set of files as available for retrieval by other users of their choosing. This protocol fills that functionality.
> URL: http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/fileshare.html
> The XMPP Council will decide within 7 days (or at its next meeting) whether to accept this proposal as an official XEP.

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