[Telepathy] Avatar interface proposal
dafydd.harries at collabora.co.uk
Thu Jun 8 04:39:56 PDT 2006
Ar 07/06/2006 am 23:37, ysgrifennodd Rob Taylor:
> The image *does not* have to be base64 encoded, you can send binary
> blobs over DBus as an array of bytes. base64 encoding just wastes time,
> memory and power ;)
> The format of the image needs to be specified - is this raw 32bit rbga?,
> jpg, png? or do we actually want to put a mimetype in there? The answer
> to this isn't obvious to me.
Would it be too much to ask the client to autodetect image size? Certainly
you can just throw binary data at GdkPixbufLoader and expect it to do the
right thing, but this may be too onerous a requirement for some platforms.
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