[Standards] SIMS issues

Daniel Gultsch daniel at gultsch.de
Sat Sep 7 13:01:12 UTC 2019


Am Sa., 7. Sept. 2019 um 12:54 Uhr schrieb Sergey Ilinykh <rion4ik at gmail.com>:

> Regarding references. Andrew Nenakhov gave me a good idea what to reference to when want to just an audio message.
> It's a text for clients which do not support SIMS. For example it can be an HTTP link to the audio record or something
> like "Go and install another client to listen this" in case there is only s5b stream available.
> So when SIMS-capable client renders this, it removes the referenced text. As far as I remember Andrew even added
> a special attribute the references where they have to be removed or not. So I believe his ideas could be applied here.


Without getting into the pros and cons of fallback messages
(especially the ones that tell you to download another client) the
SIMS XEP should not depend on them.

Even if <media-sharing/> is a direct child of <message/> you can still
include a body.

cheers
Daniel


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