[Standards] Call for Experience: Advancement of XEP-0071 (XHTML-IM) to Final

Kozlov Konstantin yagiza at yandex.ru
Mon Oct 8 16:58:35 UTC 2012

Hello, Sergey

08.10.2012, 20:40, "Sergey Dobrov" <binary at jrudevels.org>:
> Sorry for the double, please consider this message as wrong.
> On 10/08/2012 11:36 PM, Sergey Dobrov wrote:
>>>  The only solution I see is adding special considerations for smilies. The smilies should be converted to some special type of images to allow client on the other side translate it.
>>>  I can suggest two possible syntaxes:
>>>  1. <img /> element without "src" attribute at all, which "alt" attribute contains textual representation of the smilie, so translator either translate it and display smilie image, or display alternative text if it cannot translate (or do not want to translate it at all, eg. smilie tranlation is diabled).
>>  Unfortunately, we have to be compatible with XHTML, I think :)
Well, I don't see any incompatibility with XHTML here.

>>>  2. <img /> element with "src" attribute, containing URL with special scheme (eg. "smilie:"), whith path, containing properly escaped textual representation of the smilie.
>>  Don't know how complex a process of inventing a new URI schema but I
>>  think that actually transmission of smilies as images is okay too but it
>>  needs to be thought over and over again :)
Yeah, let's think about it.

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

With my best regards,

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