[Standards] Binary transfer without encoding

Tobias Markmann tmarkmann at googlemail.com
Sat Apr 24 11:31:18 UTC 2010


On 24.04.2010, at 13:23, Andrey Chursin wrote:

> I have a small question about binary data transfers. Our application
> needs to transfer many binary data in messages, and encoding it to
> base64 is expensive for it. Is there (working or planning) any
> extension for transferring binary data without encoding of it?


XMPP is pretty unsuitable for high traffic binary transfer. If you want to transfer large binary data you usually want to go out of band. Some Jingle protocol extensions might be suitable for what you want to build.

Cheers,
Tobias

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Tobias Markmann
http://ayena.de

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