[Standards] Binary data over XMPP

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Fri Nov 9 21:12:47 UTC 2007


On 9 Nov 2007, at 20:49, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> So let's bite the bullet and say that In-Band Bytestreams is perfectly
> fine for small bits of data (and maybe even larger blobs of data).  
> If we
> need something that's good for including really tiny bits of data in a
> stanza (e.g., via data: URL) then let's define that too so that we can
> do small incline icons or rasterized images for whiteboards or  
> whatever
> all else people want to build. All this hypothetical stuff is well and
> good but it's a tangent.

That all sounds eminently sensible.

/K




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