[Standards] XEP-0084: User Avatar and Different Sized Images

Spencer MacDonald spencer.macdonald.other at gmail.com
Wed Jul 24 14:09:33 UTC 2013


These are similar issues to what I have been seeing, XEP-0084 seems like a
good solution for me regardless of wether I can have images of multiple
sizes.

Spencer


On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 11:19 AM, Simon Tennant <simon at buddycloud.com>wrote:

> I read in the spec that:
>
> *It is intended that this specification will supersede both IQ-Based
> Avatars <http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0008.html> [6<http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0084.html#nt-id208472>]
> and vCard-Based Avatars <http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0153.html> [7<http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0084.html#nt-id208494>]
> once the PEP subset of XMPP publish-subscribe is implemented and deployed
> widely enough.*
>
> One of the reasons I never turn on vCard support for servers is that it
> opens up a can of worms -
>
> - a user fills out their vCard or edits their Avatar and drags over a
> photo of themselves that is 7MB.
> - another user's phone client is now stuck trying to download a huge image
> - likewise, as a server admin I can't set an upper bound on the image size.
>
> S.
>
>
> On 24 July 2013 11:16, Spencer MacDonald <
> spencer.macdonald.other at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I was wondering if it is "allowed" to have multiple sized images (width
>> and height) in a single node? e.g. a thumbnail and full scale image.
>>
>> Section 5 of the XEP specifies that you can have different formats, but I
>> want to have the same format but at different sizes.
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Spencer
>>
>
>
>
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