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Let's talk about some new content types for XMTP.
What's a content type? A content type is a way to describe the type of content a message contains on XMTP. Out of the box, XMTP's SDKs support one content type:
Here's the thing though: messaging has been more than just text since way back in 2002, when your LG VX8100 was blowing up from MMS.
So we decided to propose some new content types:
RemoteAttachment. These new content types support rich media (images, videos, gifs, etc.) and will let you bring your messaging experience to the cutting edges of the early aughts.