[Standards] Obsoleting vCard-Based Avatars

Jaussoin Timothée edhelas at movim.eu
Sun Jan 8 21:28:06 UTC 2017


Hi,

I'm just giving a +1 for this one.

Regards,

Timothée Jaussoin

On 08/01/2017 15:59, Sam Whited wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> XEP-0053: vCard-Based Avatars [1] is a historical specification that
> has been superseded by XEP-0084: User Avatars [2] for quite some time.
> However, since it's historical it still shows up in the list on
> xmpp.org and this seems like a possible source of confusion to me.
>
> I'd like to propose that we move 0053 to "Obsolete" officially. We
> could also mention in 0084 that it may be a good idea to implement it
> in a read-only fashion (as Conversations does) for backwards
> compatibility, but that new full implementations aren't recommended.
>
> Thoughts?
>
> —Sam
>
>
> [1]: https://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0153.html
> [2]: https://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0084.html
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