[Standards] About XEP 0231

Marcus Lundblad ml at update.uu.se
Fri May 30 07:08:24 UTC 2008


tor 2008-05-29 klockan 12:05 -0600 skrev Peter Saint-Andre:
> On 05/29/2008 11:34 AM, Marcus Lundblad wrote:
> > tor 2008-05-29 klockan 10:11 -0600 skrev Peter Saint-Andre:
> >> On 05/28/2008 11:50 PM, Marcus Lundblad wrote:
> > 
> > Hi.
> > 
> > I mean support for messaging use case in XEP-0231.
> 
> I'm updating XEP-0231 with that information now.

Looking good. :)
I'll update the code in my patch to check for this capability and
advertize it if the user has chosen to accept inband images (which will
be an account setting).

Thank you!

//Marcus

> 
> > The current implementation of XEP-0071 in Pidgin ignores the <img/> tags
> > completely. By having a service discovery for this use case, we could
> > either revert to just inserting the text representation of the emoticon
> 
> It's always good to include <img alt=':-)'/> or whatever too.
> 
> > or disable these custom emoticons if the remote side doesn't advertize
> > support.
> 
> Right.
> 
> > I don't know how it would work for MUC's, though. Maybe it can determin
> > if all participants supports it, I'm not too familiar with the service
> > discovery part.
> > 
> > And also, I saw that Phil Hannent had written a post on the same subject
> > earlier, since I just subscribed to this list I might answer those
> > questions here.
> > 
> > The protocol used follows the messaging use case in XEP-0231. The user
> > can add emoticons locally and assign a shortcut to them. When sending a
> > custom emoticon (by typing its shortcut or selecting it in the GUI) the
> > text will get converted to an <img/> tag referring an included <data/>
> > element (if it hasn't been used before in the conversation).
> > 
> > There is also a context menu for received emoticons so that a user can
> > save received emoticons (with a shortcut as above). The UI is shared
> > with other protocols so that the appearance is the same.
> > 
> > It is currently not possible to export bundles of emoticons, but that
> > could be an interesting idea. The API for the emoticon storage has been
> > prepared for future support of "profiles". That could perhaps be used to
> > create groups containing smileys.
> 
> Sounds good!
> 
> Peter
> 
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