[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Stickers (use of PubSub)

Ruslan N. Marchenko me at ruff.mobi
Thu Nov 19 20:18:21 UTC 2020

Am Donnerstag, den 19.11.2020, 18:10 +0500 schrieb Andrew Nenakhov:
> So of course, we use HTTP
> for hosting sticker packs and stickers themselves, and any client on
> any OS can *easily* import any image by their URIs. This way clients
> do not need to use pubsub or anything, just use the links, super
> easy.
> Also, this model makes updating the pack more easy.
> Beyond that, we've actually come to understanding that single-connect
> model is fundamentally broken and stands in the way of good, and have
> rather successfully implemented multiple streams into clients. So
> loading dreaded presences and new messages come in the main stream,
> where you post presence, and loading an archive for specific
> conversations happens in another. Fetching list of group chat members
> happens in another, etc. On iOS (and on Android too, actually) it is
> almost always faster to open a new stream and fetch only the required
> data, than to load everything on the only stream. This makes
> interfaces far more responsive, and, among other things, makes stream
> management unnecessary.
I think you are just reinventing matrix protocol. If xmpp is so non-
usable on apple devices why bother making non-interoperable protocol
(or client) when there's is already what you'll likely end up with.
Just make a protocol gate to xmpp if you still want to support that.


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