[Standards] Whiteboard XEP, Gajim and GSoC2008

Fletcher, Boyd C. CIV US USJFCOM JFL J9935 Boyd.Fletcher at je.jfcom.mil
Mon Mar 10 21:03:52 UTC 2008

we send it as a series of whiteboard commands to draw the whiteboard in

the big question is do we want to send it has individual packets or group
them. obviously the former is more efficient, but I don't have a lot of
experience with potentially large XMPP packets there impact on most clients.

On 3/10/08 5:01 PM, "Peter Saint-Andre" <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:

> Dave Cridland wrote:
>> On Mon Mar 10 20:54:27 2008, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>>> Fletcher, Boyd C. CIV US USJFCOM JFL J9935 wrote:
>>>> I strongly disagree. Out of band communications, esp if not XMPP based,
>>>> cause really big issues for most companies and governments with strong
>>>> firewall policies. > > our testing with using stream compression for
>>> whiteboards without images
>>>> indicates that for the average whiteboard used in typical meetings
>>> in-band
>>>> resync is acceptable even over slow comms.
>>> Example: You and 10,000 other people create a whiteboard. The
>>> whiteboarding session goes on for 2 months, night and day, with endless
>>> and intensive edits. After 2 months, you finally invite me to join the
>>> session. The initial whiteboard synced to my computer is 4 Gigs. And
>>> this is sent to me how?
>> I don't see it growing to that degree - if sent by SXE as things stand,
>> then quite possibly, but if it's handled by sending the whiteboard XML
>> document itself, that would seem unlikely. And if I'm wrong, well, hey,
>> 4G is 4G, so the damage is done.
> What I'm trying to get clear on is: what does does it mean to "send the
> whiteboard XML itself"? I assume that's the same as "the current state",
> but is that sent as a document (via file transfer, and if so how is the
> file transfer negotiated) or in some other form?
>> I think that's a bridge to cross when we come to it.
> s/cross/burn/ :P
> /psa
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