[Standards] Inband Images

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Mar 26 17:26:14 UTC 2007

Tomasz Sterna wrote:
> Dnia 16-03-2007, pią o godzinie 12:44 -0700, Rachel Blackman napisał(a):
>>>> Even if we don't do certification, we need to sort out some of
>> the  
>>>> growing incompatibilities; we already have clients who are adding  
>>>> their own mutant markup for sending images c2c embedded in  
>>>> messages, because we can't even seem to agree on a single c2c  
>>>> stream initiation system that would allow AIM-style 'direct  
>>>> connect' for sending images.
>>> Please name names (I'm a firm believer in public shaming), start a  
>>> thread about each feature we need to work on, and let's solve
>> these  
>>> problems.
>> I believe Coversant was examining ways to send images in messages.   
>> (JD?  Someone?)  I know I'm looking at options for in Astra.   
>> Ideally, I'd us to use the same thing, but if I don't, hey, I'll go  
>> with my own.  (Probably an 'img' element with a 'jhttp' protocol  
>> portion, referencing a file to be picked up over Google's Jingle- 
>> based HTTP-FT thing.) 
> Uhm...
> We've designed http://wiki.jabber.org/index.php/XHTML_Inband_Images over
> a year ago. ;-)

Heh, that is creative. :) Presumably we could use the same approach for 
emoticons. Someone else proposed something quite similar recently for 
emoticons but I don't think he posted it to the list...


Peter Saint-Andre
XMPP Standards Foundation

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