[Standards-JIG] JID Escaping (JEP-0106)

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Mar 16 18:30:27 UTC 2005

On Wed, Mar 16, 2005 at 10:32:06AM -0800, JD Conley wrote:
> > IIRC, we had some unresolved issues regarding the interaction of JID
> > escaping with entities like the MSN gateway. I'm going back through
> the
> > list archives now to refresh my memory. However, if we say (as
> JEP-0100
> > now does) that you should use jabber:iq:gateway in order to
> "normalize"
> > gateway JIDs, then that may remove the obstacles to using JID escaping
> > where it is needed (e.g., email/LDAP integration).
> Well, we use this JEP as it sits in our products today.  It's quite
> useful, and as long as you do it only in applicable places it doesn't
> seem to cause any issues.  We do not implement it on the client
> anywhere, so the gateway issues do not pop up.

I checked some changes into CVS and I'm waiting for Hildebrand to take a
look at them before publishing version 0.3 since he's the author. Here's
the URL:


TinyURL: http://tinyurl.com/3jjoq


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