[Standards] Inband Images

Mridul mridul at sun.com
Mon Mar 26 19:27:53 UTC 2007

Andreas Monitzer wrote:
> 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

I thought there was a recent note attached to the xhtml spec asking 
clients to be careful of fetching remote content through img src ? :-)


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