[jdev] Escaping JID using XEP-0106

Norman Rasmussen norman at rasmussen.co.za
Wed Jun 27 06:11:03 CDT 2007

On 6/27/07, Sergei Golovan <sgolovan at nes.ru> wrote:
> You're right. And the question is: "How to escape it? Can escaping be
> done unambiguously?"

Yes, but only if you already know the split.

The problem is that if I get alredy escaped JID
> user\40jabber.org\2fuser at jabber.org/resource then I can unescape it
> and show to a user as user at jabber.org/user at jabber.org/resource.
> But what to do if a user enters such a JID into a client entry box and
> wants to send a message to it?

You have to provider two entry boxes, or require the the user enter a
pre-escaped jid, and reject the ambiguous jid.

- Norman Rasmussen
- Email: norman at rasmussen.co.za
- Home page: http://norman.rasmussen.co.za/
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