[jdev] Re: XHTML-IM XEP implementation

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Jan 4 12:57:09 CST 2007

So many times people have brought this up, but at no time has anyone 
written up a spec for it. I wonder why?

Do you want to include *all* XHTML content? Scripts? Media objects? Forms?

If so, feel free to write up a spec for that. To me, it seems like a bad 


JD Conley wrote:
> We (especially Chris Mullins) also brought this up many many many many
> many many many times during the experimental stages of this XEP....
> Of course, there is nothing stopping you from creating a XHTML-Body XEP
> that allows free form...
> -JD
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: jdev-bounces at jabber.org [mailto:jdev-bounces at jabber.org] On
>> Behalf Of Alexander Gnauck
>> Sent: Friday, December 15, 2006 9:12 AM
>> To: jdev at jabber.org
>> Subject: [jdev] Re: XHTML-IM XEP implementation
>> Hi Tomasz,
>> i brought up this discussion multiple times in the past.
>> As you said creating the X-HTML is the biggest problem. Another
> problem
>> is that we allow only a small subset of tags and attributes. There are
>> toolkits which you can use to create (X)HTML, but the output is not
>> valid according to the XEP. Which means to have to modify the output
>> again to get XHTML which is valid according to the XEP.
>> I used IE on Windows and Gecko on Linux which are the most common
>> toolkits to display and create (X)HTML.
>> I think we need another XEP which doesn't restrict the developers to
>> only this small subset of tags. If we wanna move forward with
> xmpp-mail
>> then we need it.
>> Alex
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