[Standards] JID Escaping

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Sun Jul 22 02:17:19 UTC 2007

Robin Redeker wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 21, 2007 at 09:20:27AM +0200, Mats Bengtsson wrote:
>>> I think the whole XEP should be renamed to something like:
>>>   XEP-0106 - JID Mapping for Gateways
>> This would be better. But it breaks the generic usage of JIDs for both users
>> and gateways. It will create a lot of trouble.
> The XEP seems to already create a lot of trouble. Just remind me to
> register '\20stpeter at jabber.org' when every client unescapes JIDs ;-)

No problem. The spec says:

"The character sequence \20 MUST NOT be the first or last character of
an escaped node identifier."

But of course you can violate the spec if desired. ;-)


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