[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: XMPP Transport Layer Security

Jakob Schröter js at camaya.net
Sun Nov 4 10:33:16 UTC 2007


Hi Stephan,

On Sunday November 4 2007, Stephan Maka wrote:
> Tomasz Sterna wrote:
> > <xtls xmlns='http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-xxxx.html#ns'>
> >     base_64(TLS-Client-Hello-Message)
> > </xtls>
> >
> > Damn that we STILL do not have an effective way of transmitting binary
> > data over XMPP, and we need to resort to BASE64, run it through parser
> > and serializer...
>
> How about converting the non-printable characters to numerical entities?
>
> It's common to use <xsl:text>
</xsl:text> when generating text
> formats with XSLT.  &0; should work, too.

No, that doesn't work. From the XML 1.0 spec: "Characters referred to using 
character references must match the production for Char." 

and:

"Char     ::=     #x9 | #xA | #xD | [#x20-#xD7FF] |
                  [#xE000-#xFFFD] | [#x10000-#x10FFFF]"


Jakob
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