[Standards] File sharing xep proposal

Jefry Lagrange jefry.reyes at gmail.com
Fri Nov 16 02:26:20 UTC 2012

This is certainly easier. If this extension gets rejected, I will 
definitely try to use xep-0135 instead.

On 11/12/2012 04:14 AM, Sergey Dobrov wrote:
> 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

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