[Standards] Re: [jdev] XEP-0115: Entity Capabilities
hildjj at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 18:10:17 UTC 2007
On Jul 3, 2007, at 8:01 AM, Dave Cridland wrote:
> All ordering operations are performed using the "i;octet"
> collation, as defined in
> section 9.3 of RFC4790.
> Which makes me wonder - we might need to normalize unicode input,
> if there really is any. capabilityprep, anyone?
They're URIs, right? Don't they have defined comparability already?
>> I'm not sure why readability is important here. It's never going
>> on the wire.
> Absolutely, but the result of the hash is. Therefore, it's useful
> for debugging purposes that two hash inputs can be compared by eye
> to see why they don't match. I believe this has been shown to be a
> bit of a lack in things like DIGEST-MD5, for example.
Fine. Let's specify it really closely, though, including precisely
which line-endings to use, and the like.
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