[standards-jig] RFC822 style JIDs

Robert Norris rob at cataclysm.cx
Wed Nov 13 04:31:23 UTC 2002


> So maybe there could be a bigger debate about whether or not resources should 
> be allowed to contain spaces.  After all, you might want a space in your 
> groupchat nickname (at least moreso than any of these other weird characters 
> we'd like to restrict).  One possibility is that the resource could be 
> URL-encoded.  So a space would become %20.  Maybe the server could do this 
> conversion on-the-fly as an optional transitional feature.

The funny thing about transitional features is that they hang around
forever. Besides, I don't have a problem with spaces in a resource (its
all just a string to me).

Rob.

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