On Sun, Sep 28, 2003 at 06:00:16PM -0500, Mark Doliner wrote:
> Isn't the checksum of the user's buddy icon stored in TLV 0x00d5 of SSI type
> 0x0014? I'm guessing you're using family 0x0010 to store the icon on the
> server? I would think you could just request the icon from the server and get
> the length of the user's buddy icon (and the icon itself) that way.
There seems to be two different checksums used for buddy icons, and
I'm a bit confused as to which is used where. There's the MD5
checksum, which is what's stored in the 0x14/0xD5, and then there's
the "aimutil_iconsum" checksum, which is what goes in the 0x8 TLV of
I could request the icon from the server at every signon, sure, but
that's a lot of overhead.
> I'm not sure about the timestamp. It seems to me that, if you need it for
> anything (do you? I don't remember) then it would be stored either in SSI type
> 0x0014 or along with the icon.
It goes in the 0x8 TLV of IMs.