[Standards] Username Escaping with Gateway Registration

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Aug 9 17:51:19 UTC 2007

Ian Paterson wrote:
> XEP-0100 "Gateway Interaction" doesn't, AFAICT, explain whether the
> username supplied at registration should be the "Legacy Service
> username" or the "Jabber username". [The difference between these
> usernames (typically escaping) is explained in section 6.2 (User
> Addressing).]
> Can anyone please enlighten me on which username should be used?
> I think it would be very useful to specify this in the XEP.

I assume you mean in Example 7 and thereabouts:


The username used for registration is the LegacyUserAddress. I'll
clarify this in the spec.


Peter Saint-Andre

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