[Standards] Fwd: [TechReview] Review of XEP-0234, 0260 and 0261.

Yann Leboulanger asterix at lagaule.org
Mon Aug 23 09:34:10 UTC 2010


On 08/19/2010 12:14 AM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> On 8/17/10 6:15 AM, Yann Leboulanger wrote:
>> On 08/17/2010 02:03 PM, Matthew Wild wrote:
>>> On 17 August 2010 12:52, Peter Saint-Andre<stpeter at stpeter.im>   wrote:
>>>> On 8/17/10 5:37 AM, Matthew Wild wrote:
>>>>> Also I've had bad experience (as a user) with transfer resumption thus
>>>>> far... I think some clients just ignore the range, and send from 0,
>>>>> causing the range-supporting recipient to receive the start of the
>>>>> file twice. So either we make range support mandatory, or we need some
>>>>> way for the initiator to announce it.
>>>>
>>>> If anything, I'd prefer to remove ranges from XEP-0096. Do any clients
>>>> support them?
>>>>
>>>
>>> Without checking, I believe Miranda and Gajim do.
>>>
>>> Matthew
>>>
>>
>> Yep Gajim supports that to resume a transfer.
>
> Hi Yann, thanks for the confirmation. Is this feature useful? Does it
> improve the user experience? Does it make file transfer more reliable?
> Does it introduce complexities into the code? Is the cost worth the
> benefit? Just curious. :)
>
> Peter
>

Yep it's nice to be able to resume a file transfer when you're 
disconnected while transferring a big file.

It doesn't introduce a lot of complexity.

So I'm clearly in favor of keep such a functionality

-- 
Yann



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