Out of Band Data

The Out of Band Data protocol is specified in XEP-0066 (a Draft Standard of the XMPP Standards Foundation). This specification defines two XMPP protocol extensions for communicating URIs, one for use in XMPP message stanzas and the other for use in a structured request-response interaction via XMPP IQ stanzas. Among other things, this enables one entity to inform another entity about a file that is available at an HTTP URL.

The following XML namespaces are used in the context of the Out of Band Data protocol:

The following XML schemas are available for the Out of Band Data protocol:

Information about this XMPP protocol is maintained by the XMPP Registrar.