[standards-jig] Essence of Jabber
fabrice.desre at francetelecom.com
Thu Mar 7 08:42:18 UTC 2002
Julian Missig wrote:
> > - the part providing user session services must employ the spoof-
> > prevention service of stamping jabber:client incoming packets
> > - DNS SRV record lookup must be supported for s2s connections
> > - server should ignore PIs, comments, pre-defined entities, etc
> > - UTF8?
I agree that we should ignore PIs, but I why ignore pre-defined
entities (at least from the internal subset) ?
The same applies to encoding support : why prevent the support of
different encodings ? Of course every server will support UTF8, since it
is an XML compliance requirement.
> > - how about ignoring any unknown (non iq, message, presence, or route)
> > packets?
> This is a default action of anything which is XML-compliant (so
> compliance with the XML specification is required)
> > - don't break on unknown extensions - just ignore
> Again, XML compliance.
I disagree here. XML compliance doesn't disallow an application to stop
processing when the document is invalid. It is an application defined
XML compliance just forbid the processing of a document that is not well
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