[Standards] JID Escaping

Mridul Muralidharan mridul at sun.com
Wed Jul 25 04:32:05 UTC 2007

Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Ian Paterson wrote:
>> Robin Redeker wrote:
>>> Great, JIDs with '\20' in the beginning and end have been deprecated
>>> then?
>>> Shouldn't the RFC be changed then?
>> Maybe. I don't know what other people think, but it seems like XEP-0106
>> could be usefully rolled into 3920bis. Employing SHOULDs instead of
>> MUSTs (for things like whitespace prefixes/suffixes) would make it
>> backward compatible.
> I'd rather get rid of JID Escaping entirely than add it to rfc3920bis.
> /psa

As long as we have prohibited characters - and '@' is always going to be 
there in node part, we will need escaping :-)


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