Joe Hildebrand JHildebrand at jabber.com
Tue Nov 4 16:30:31 CST 2003

> > > JEP-0106 (jid escaping)
> > 
> > What does this mean for a server? It doesn't seem (from a 
> quick reread 
> > of the JEP) that servers actually have to do anything with 
> an escaped 
> > JID.
> Hmm, perhaps the JEP needs to be updated. It seems to me that 
> a server which supports JID escaping would enable me to 
> register a user name like <d'artagnan at cataclysm.cx>. In fact, 
> some existing data stores might already include email 
> addresses of this form, and if a company wants to map email 
> addresses to JIDs, then it seems to me that the server would 
> need to support JID escaping. But maybe I'm missing something 
> about this JEP. I'll talk with Joe Hildebrand about it when 
> he returns.

You're right.  LDAP, for example, will store the ' as-is, in which case
there's no way to use that account from XMPP without some sort of escaping

Joe Hildebrand

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