[Standards] JID Escaping

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Jul 30 18:00:31 UTC 2007


Chris Mullins wrote:
> PSA Wrote:
>> Perhaps it would help for us to define a "profile" 
>> of characters that we think are reasonable in 
>> native XMPP bare JIDs?
> 
> Down that route leads an insane array of international headaches! We may
> be it right in English, but how about in Chinese? Or Arabic? Or Russian?
> Hebrew? Korean? Esperanto? 

Well by "characters" I meant from among the short list of prohibited
characters, that is:

* U+0020 (" " or SP)
* U+0022 (")
* U+0026 (&)
* U+0027 (')
* U+002F (/)
* U+003A (:)
* U+003C (<)
* U+003E (>)
* U+0040 (@)

Everything else is fair game!

/psa

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