[Standards] File sharing xep proposal

Sergey Dobrov binary at jrudevels.org
Fri Nov 16 07:02:22 UTC 2012

On 11/16/2012 09:26 AM, Jefry Lagrange wrote:
> This is certainly easier. If this extension gets rejected, I will
> definitely try to use xep-0135 instead.

Reuse existent standards is always easier, and it's definitely the best 
choice if these standards are suitable for the task.

> 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

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

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