[Standards] Call for Experience: Advancement of XEP-0071 (XHTML-IM) to Final

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Wed Aug 22 20:15:00 UTC 2012


On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 9:02 PM, Mark Rejhon <markybox at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 3:58 PM, Matthew Miller
> <linuxwolf at outer-planes.net> wrote:
>>> What about URLs that are not in <a/> elements?
>>
>> Frankly, "too bad so sad".  The sender really ought to have put them in anchors in the first place.
>
> It seems some XHTML-IM clients seem to URL-ize links that are not
> already URL-ized. This goes for discussion forums .... phpBB always
> URL-ize links that are not in [url] [/url] ....

phpBB is the sender, not the receiver of these data - it's not your
web browser that's automatically linkifying. Senders can automatically
linkify XHTML-IM, recipients shouldn't.

/K



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