[jdev] confusion over user at domain JIDs and email addresses?

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Jul 25 10:34:05 CDT 2005

Mario Salzer wrote:

> I recently tried to advocate a similar user at example.com syntax as
> shortcut for Web URLs (as replacement for less user-friendly OpenID
> homepage addresses). But because of the fear for AOL users, this was
> quickly dismissed there with "Jabber also got this wrong".

Well, gosh, if you remove the URI scheme, then an HTTP URI looks like an 
FTP URI looks like a Gopher URI, an email address looks like a Jabber 
address looks like a SIP address, etc. So don't remove the URI scheme.


Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation

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