[Standards] File sharing xep proposal

Sergey Dobrov binary at jrudevels.org
Mon Nov 12 08:14:17 UTC 2012

So I suggest to keep XEP-0135 as is and just add ability to retrieve 
files via Jingle and to perform a search through ad-hoc commands.

On 11/09/2012 03:26 PM, Sergey Dobrov wrote:
> On 11/09/2012 03:17 AM, Matthew Wild wrote:
>> On 8 November 2012 18:41, Sergey Dobrov <binary at jrudevels.org> wrote:
>>> On 11/09/2012 12:51 AM, Jefry Lagrange wrote:
>>>> I have tried many different ways of making the protocol. The first time
>>>> around, I modified xep0135 to include search capabilities. Someone told
>>>> me, I think it was Matthew, that xep0135 abuses service discovery by
>>>> using it too much.  Also another thing that I noticed is that,
>>>> data-forms make the xep0135 stanzas become really big, as they waste
>>>> too
>>>> much space.
>>> I actually don't understand hot is it possible to "abuse" service
>>> discovery.
>>> Maybe someone can explain?
>> I believe the thread Jefry references is this one:
>> http://mail.jabber.org/pipermail/standards/2011-November/025456.html
> ah, it seems that Jefrey was confused with the "overload" and "abuse"
> terms. So I still think that it would be better to keep files
> directories in the service discovery, just we need another way to do
> search queries. I believe that the same thing Matthew actually said in
> those thread.
>> Regards,
>> Matthew

With best regards,
Sergey Dobrov,
XMPP Developer and JRuDevels.org founder.

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