[Standards] Inband Images

JD Conley jd.conley at coversant.net
Mon Mar 26 21:08:55 UTC 2007

It would be especially interesting if we included the hash of the image
directly in the xhtml so, like in the case of emoticons, if it were
already available locally no external requests would be required.




From: standards-bounces at xmpp.org [mailto:standards-bounces at xmpp.org] On
Behalf Of JD Conley
Sent: Monday, March 26, 2007 12:22 PM
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Subject: RE: [Standards] Inband Images


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.





From: standards-bounces at xmpp.org on behalf of Andreas Monitzer
Sent: Mon 3/26/2007 12:19 PM
To: XMPP Extension Discussion List
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)


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