[Standards] XEP-0300 and a future without reading tea leaves

Kevin Smith kevin.smith at isode.com
Tue Jan 17 15:52:00 UTC 2017


> On 17 Jan 2017, at 15:33, Goffi <goffi at goffi.org> wrote:
> 
> Le mardi 17 janvier 2017, 14:08:54 CET Tobias Markmann a écrit :
>> On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 11:59 AM, Kevin Smith <kevin.smith at isode.com> wrote:
>>> It sounds like a sensible enough approach to me, unless we think Gajim is
>>> the only deployment using hex.
>> 
>> To my current knowledge, after checking back in the Gajim MUC the current
>> situation is:
>> * Conversations does do Jingle File-Transfer but doesn't send or use the
>> hashes in code
>> * Gajim uses Jingle File-Transfer version :3 with hex encoding as in the
>> current examples in the Jingle FT XEP
>> * Swift uses Jingle File-Transfer version :4 with Base64 encoding as in the
>> current examples in the XEP-0300 XEP
>> 
>> If there are no other Jingle File-Transfer version :4 implementations out
>> there, it should be possible to fix the examples in Jingle File-Transfer
>> and leaving its current version, and clarify XEP-0300 that Base64 is to be
>> used, leaving it also at its current version.
>> 
>> Anybody on this list got an objection or remarks on this approach?
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> Tobi
> 
> 
> Hello,
> 
> 
> Salut à Toi does Jingle File-Transfer version :4 with hex.
> 
> 
> So I think a version bump is needed.

In that case, I think I agree.

/K



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