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feature request: support user avatars #25

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one-dash opened this Issue Feb 1, 2011 · 7 comments

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one-dash commented Feb 1, 2011

It would be nice if users in your contact list had avatars

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ge0rg Feb 5, 2011

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We have thought about that in the past, however it has not been implemented due to the additional traffic incurred. This feature is on our very-long-term TODO.

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ge0rg commented Feb 5, 2011

We have thought about that in the past, however it has not been implemented due to the additional traffic incurred. This feature is on our very-long-term TODO.

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one-dash Mar 4, 2011

Additional traffic problem could be addressed through optional avatars.

one-dash commented Mar 4, 2011

Additional traffic problem could be addressed through optional avatars.

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I wouldn't mind having them cashed on the device. Usually they don't change that often. :-)

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tuxmobil commented Nov 11, 2011

I wouldn't mind having them cashed on the device. Usually they don't change that often. :-)

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avatar suppor has been implemented by Jan (not sure where his branch containing that code is), but needs some more work before being pulled into master branch... I'll ping Jan about it and see if he is willing to improve :)

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ge0rg commented Feb 20, 2013

avatar suppor has been implemented by Jan (not sure where his branch containing that code is), but needs some more work before being pulled into master branch... I'll ping Jan about it and see if he is willing to improve :)

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bjo81 Feb 13, 2014

What's the status of it?

bjo81 commented Feb 13, 2014

What's the status of it?

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It is 75% done, as of a year ago. Needs some DB rework and could be merged then.

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ge0rg commented Feb 23, 2014

It is 75% done, as of a year ago. Needs some DB rework and could be merged then.

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yankaiqian Feb 12, 2017

Will XEP-0054 (XMPP vCard) be supported in the future? if it is supported, avatars will work too.
XMPP Client can add an option to set whether download avator automatically or not.
Also add an item to contact's long-click menu, call it "Info Query" for example, if user click it, client will download user's vCard, including avatar.

There will be no additional traffic unless user initiate the query.

yankaiqian commented Feb 12, 2017

Will XEP-0054 (XMPP vCard) be supported in the future? if it is supported, avatars will work too.
XMPP Client can add an option to set whether download avator automatically or not.
Also add an item to contact's long-click menu, call it "Info Query" for example, if user click it, client will download user's vCard, including avatar.

There will be no additional traffic unless user initiate the query.

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