[Standards] Inband Images

Andreas Monitzer jig at monitzer.com
Mon Mar 26 19:19:16 UTC 2007


On Mar 26, 2007, at 20:10, JD Conley wrote:

> Using iri's like this is ideal IMHO.... It's very html/http-like  
> (aka people are used to it) and leads to all kinds of interesting  
> possibilities.
>
> In our current implementation we use a long lived Inband-Bytestream  
> for conversations and send the whole message in an IBB with the  
> image encoded in-line. We call this a "DirectConnect" bytestream.  
> It's a profile on 0095 for sending very large stanzas (any stanza)  
> out of band from point to point.

Wouldn't it be easier to just use a data-url for the image? That  
already works with the current xhtml-xmpp spec.
(only for small images, though, but this would be ideal for emoticons)


andy




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