[Standards] JID Escaping
ghudson at MIT.EDU
Wed Jul 25 15:42:02 UTC 2007
On Wed, 2007-07-25 at 10:02 +0530, Mridul Muralidharan wrote:
> As long as we have prohibited characters - and '@' is always going to be
> there in node part, we will need escaping :-)
There's an underlying assumption here that JID nodes must be able to
contain, in their display representations, the verbatim identifiers from
any other system.
That's not true of email; why does it need to be true of XMPP? If a JID
node can contain a "@" character in its display representation, there's
no nice way to display that JID safely to the user.
romeo at email@example.com is perhaps unambiguous but is certainly
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