[Standards] About XEP 0231
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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).
> > 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.
> > 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!
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