[Telepathy] FileTransfer: integrating with annoying APIs

Guillaume Desmottes guillaume.desmottes at collabora.co.uk
Thu Oct 28 00:58:01 PDT 2010

Le jeudi 28 octobre 2010 à 09:55 +0200, mikhail.zabaluev at nokia.com a
écrit :
> Still, using sockets spliced to temporary files as an intermediate step is a bit of a drag, especially if this detail leaks into the API. But I guess the sacred design cows that prevent writing file paths into the spec are still standing.

IIRC, when we designed the current FT API, we said that we'll solve this
problem by adding "Filename" property to the FT channel. Or was it
defining a new ChannelType? I don't remember the final conclusion but
I'm pretty sure we had in mind how to solve this problem.


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