[JDEV] A piece of MIME?

Thomas D. Charron tcharron at my-deja.com
Tue Aug 10 22:06:03 CDT 1999

>Creating an extension "<MIME>" tag, while appealing, has a problem. Placing
>the MIME'ed text straight into the tag could potentially cause conflicts
>with the XML. While I am probably (hopefully) wrong on this problem, I have
>yet to see any solutions to the problem if someone places "</message>" within
>their "jab".

  Specifications state that the < and > would be escaped out, as per all standard XML data..

  Even if it was in there, the resulting error on the transport would 'Malformed XML'

Thomas Charron

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