Ticket #6183 (in-band bytestreams filetransfers on XMPP)

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Jul 1 15:40:34 EDT 2008

Marcus Lundblad wrote:
> I've started on support for using XEP-0047 (IBB) as a fallback method
> for file transfers on XMPP.
> Right now it almost works as a "standalone" method (ie. when disabling
> support for socks5), it can complete a file transfer when everything
> goes well. 


> It doesn't quite yet handle cancellation.
> Also it can't yet "take over" when socks5 bytestreams fail.

It's not fully clear to me what you mean by cancellation and takeover. 
Could you clarify? I want to make sure the protocol addresses your concerns.

> And it is not exactly a speed deemon :)

No, it's not. But it's intended to be the method of last resort. :)


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