[Standards] Call for Experience: Advancement of XEP-0071 (XHTML-IM) to Final
yagiza at yandex.ru
Mon Oct 8 17:04:30 UTC 2012
>> 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 complicated a process of inventing a new URI schema is.
> But I actually think that we can use real images with alternate text
> which contains text smile representation.
Well... this way just breaks the main advantage of text-based smilies: low traffic. Why do we need smilies at all, if we can just send embedded images anyway?
With my best regards,
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