The User Avatar protocol is specified in XEP-0084 (a Draft Standard of the XMPP Standards Foundation). This document defines an XMPP protocol extension for exchanging user avatars, which are small images or icons associated with human users. The protocol specifies payload formats for both avatar metadata and the image data itself. The payload formats are typically transported using the personal eventing profile of XMPP publish-subscribe as specified in XEP-0163.
The following XML namespaces are used in the context of the User Avatar protocol:
The following XML schemas are available for the User Avatar protocol:
Information about this XMPP protocol is maintained by the XMPP Registrar.