[Standards] <[CDATA[ in XMPP
mickael.remond at process-one.net
Tue Jul 31 14:07:08 UTC 2007
Le 31 juil. 07 à 15:22, Sergei Golovan a écrit :
> The main mistake you did (and probably the only mistake, because CDATA
> is indeed a valid XML construct) is that you BREAK THINGS.
> Since NO software used CDATA before there's certainly some which
> will break.
All software that use an XML parser to parse HTTP do support CDATA.
Note that CDATA is the basis for example in RFC3923.
> I don't know about others but personally I don't like uncertainty and
> I don't like to search over the software after upgrade to find why it
> stops working.
This is optional in ejabberd development version (subversion).
Nothing has been released yet and marked as stable.
> I would say that ejabberd is not a tool to convince (force?) people to
> use clients/servers with full XML parser. Developing it one must try
> to keep it compatible with clients and not break them.
I never said anything else. I agree with that statement.
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