[Standards] Inband Images

JD Conley jd.conley at coversant.net
Mon Mar 26 19:21:30 UTC 2007


Right, though usually there is no need to send the actual image (say you are using the same software, sharing the same themes). SI-Pub is interesting because with 0096 you have a md5 hash of the file. So, if you already have the emoticon cached locally you don't have to download it again.
 
-JD

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From: standards-bounces at xmpp.org on behalf of Andreas Monitzer
Sent: Mon 3/26/2007 12:19 PM
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Subject: Re: [Standards] Inband Images



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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