[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Requirements for IM File Transfer

Richard Dobson richard at dobson-i.net
Fri Sep 14 08:37:09 UTC 2007

Tobias Markmann wrote:
> I use if for direct file transfers of big files too because the 
> BitTorrent clients are able to continue abort transfers and validate 
> the transferred data via hashs. As far as I know none of the protocols 
> listed in the proposed XEP support continue abort/paused transfers but 
> in SOCKS5 there is an option to pass a hash of the file to validate it.

XEP-0096 has support for continue transfers from where you left off... 
You probably just need to send a bug report to the authors of whatever 
client you are using where this doesn't work.


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