[Standards] Nodeprep question

Sergei Golovan sgolovan at nes.ru
Tue Nov 20 06:46:26 UTC 2007


On 11/20/07, Mickaël Rémond <mickael.remond at process-one.net> wrote:
>
> I end up wondering why this other types of fractions are often accepted by
> nodeprep libraries:
> 1/4: 188
> 1/2: 189
> 3/4: 190
> Fraction Slash: 8260

Fraction slash normalizes to itself, and all slashes in given
fractions normalize to "Fraction Slash". Since this slash isn't used
for separating server and resource parts of a JID it's harmless (in
fact it's not so harmless as another source of phishing).

> 1/8: 8539
> 3/8: 8540
> 5/8: 8541
> 7/8: 8542
> Division slash: 8725
>
> Any pointers are appreciated.

All pointers are listed in RFC 3290 reference list. You need to read
at least RFC3454.

-- 
Sergei Golovan



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