[Standards] XEP-0394: too weak to replace XEP-0071

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Fri Mar 16 09:08:12 UTC 2018

On 16 March 2018 at 07:37, Jonas Wielicki <jonas at wielicki.name> wrote:
> On Donnerstag, 15. März 2018 19:19:30 CET W. Martin Borgert wrote:
>> Quoting Jonas Wielicki <jonas at wielicki.name>:
>> > If you are doing graphics/text design/publishing with your IM client,
>> > you’re doing it wrong, in my opinion.
>> But XMPP is not only IM. What about blogging or social networks like
>> Movim or Salut à Toi or before Jappix, which present a rich web
>> interface? No need for specific fonts or colours, I agree, but people
>> want probably a little bit more output control then in the IM world.
> That’s true, I’ll point edhelas and maybe some others at this thread for
> feedback. Thanks for reminding me.

At this point I shall sound like a broken record, but:

Neither Movim nor Salut à Toi etc need to stop using XHTML embedded
into XMPP (usually, in their case, via Atom).

XEP-0071 describes a specific use-case of styling IM messages by
embedding a small subset of XHTML. That is now deprecated.


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