[jdev] Necessity of stringprep support for the client

Sergey Dobrov binary at jrudevels.org
Thu Aug 16 12:05:02 UTC 2012

On 08/16/2012 07:00 PM, Ralph Meijer wrote:
> On 2012-08-16 10:41, Sergey Dobrov wrote:
>> On 08/16/2012 03:33 PM, Kevin Smith wrote:
>> [..]
>>> More subtle and much harder to debug is that you may be comparing JIDs
>>> using string comparisons that are the same JID in a different
>>> representation.
>> So we can continue our talk about how to solve the problem? Look, the js
>> clients became to be used wider and wider and no one who write them
>> don't care about the problem (I have posted a ticket to jappix, for
>> example, but nothing), so we have to force the solution maybe, uh?
> Client-side Javascript and stringprep is an interesting problem. I never
> thought about that. What about providing a web service to do the
> stringprep dance?
Why? You can't depend on the only service. You need standardized
solution which can be installed on each xmpp-server then.

With best regards,
Sergey Dobrov,
XMPP Developer and JRuDevels.org founder.

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