[Standards] UPDATED: XEP-0234 (Jingle File Transfer)

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Aug 12 14:15:33 UTC 2014

On 8/12/14, 2:14 AM, Philipp Hancke wrote:
> Am 12.08.2014 um 01:08 schrieb XMPP Extensions Editor:
>> Version 0.16 of XEP-0234 (Jingle File Transfer) has been released.
>> Abstract: This specification defines a Jingle application type for
>> transferring a file from one entity to another. The protocol provides
>> a modular framework that enables the exchange of information about the
>> file to be transferred as well as the negotiation of parameters such
>> as the transport to be used.
>> Changelog: [See revision history] (psa)
>> Diff: http://xmpp.org/extensions/diff/api/xep/0234/diff/0.15/vs/0.16
>> URL: http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0234.html
> note that even though the multi-file thing was removed, it is still
> possible to send multiple contents, each with a single file.
> The receiver can accept a subset of the offered files by not including
> rejected files in the session-accept.

Indeed. Let's add some text about that.

Also, note that I removed the <abort/> element to stop transfer of a 
given file. I think we're OK without that.

> Peter: I think we can remove the file element from the session-accept.
> The file is uniquely identified by the content name. I'm not sure what
> the offering client would do with all the values there, it would have to
> override them with the ones it sent anyway.

True. Simplify, simplify. :-)

I'll spin up a revised version in the next few days once folks have had 
a chance to review it.


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