[standards-jig] JIDs

Julian Missig julian at jabber.org
Tue Feb 5 11:39:37 UTC 2002

On Tue, 2002-02-05 at 03:20, Jacek Konieczny wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 02:03:45PM -0800, Iain Shigeoka wrote:
> > It is a bit contradictory.  You want to use a character _not_ found in
> > usernames, but that is legal in a the JID username field so you can
> > represent all possible usernames!
> In most cases the character needed is character which cannot be part of
> domain name. And rules of making domain names are quite restrictive.
> And if the transport needs something more it can do some escaping on
> the parts of the jid.

Hrmm, you're quite right. We'll just need to be careful to use reverse
find functions...

> One of idea I have for gateway jid is:
> 	user..target.domain at gateway

I'm not a fan of '..'

> Using resource part of JID for encoding gateway users doesn't seem good
> for me. JIDs that differ only in resource are supposed to be "owned" by
> the same user. And there is already defined meaning for resource of
> transport user (/registered...)

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