[Standards] <[CDATA[ in XMPP

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Jul 30 19:35:29 UTC 2007

Sergei Golovan wrote:
> Hi!
> Today I've found some interesting commits in ejabberd SVN. It became
> using <[CDATA[ in XML output generation.
> Is this acceptable according to RFC or no? I can't find any reference
> in RFC-3920 except the phrase that character data containing any
> predefined entity must be escaped.

RFC 3920 does not forbid CDATA sections. Neither does rfc3920bis. I
don't know whether that's good or bad. Probably it's not especially good...

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