[Standards] file transfer

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Aug 28 18:43:31 UTC 2007


Richard Dobson wrote:

> jingle bytestream
> -----
> When we come to implement file transfer using jingle I would suggest
> that rather than creating a brand new backwards incompatible file
> transfer protocol that we simply implement a new jingle bytestream
> transport just like XEP-0047 and XEP-0065 which would allow complete
> compatibility with the SI negotiation but still gets all the benefits a
> file transfer over jingle UDP would bring, i.e. better likelihood of
> connection.

I started working on such a beast a while back but never finished:

http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/jingle-bytestreams.html

That covered XEP-0065 only, but naturally we could define a transport
type for IBB (XEP-0047) too.

Peter

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