[Standards] Inband Images
mridul at sun.com
Mon Mar 26 18:55:22 UTC 2007
Rachel Blackman wrote:
>>>> 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.)
>>> 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...
> Is this still valid, though, with SI/s5b being potentially deprecated in
> favor of Jingle? The concept's sound, yes, but if the underlying
> technology is deprecated the concept may need to be reworked using
> Google's Jingle FT stuff.
> --Rachel Blackman <rcb at ceruleanstudios.com>
> Trillian Messenger - http://www.trillianastra.com/
FT through jingle would not address usecases where one/both users are
behind firewalls which prevent these type of traffic, multicasting
files, etc : so it wont be a good idea to deprecate them in favor of jingle.
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