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

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Fri Mar 16 16:01:09 UTC 2018


On 16 March 2018 at 15:58, Sam Whited <sam at samwhited.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2018, at 09:20, Tedd Sterr wrote:
>> For displaying coloured text on a badly contrasting background, e.g.
>> white text on a white background, this can easily be handled
>> intelligently by the receiving client: the client knows its own
>> background colour, so if receiving white text it can either display this
>> as light grey text or simply ignore the colouring entirely.
>
> It could be, but given that this was a feature before and no client ever
implemented this I don't see why it's something we should suddenly rely on
now.

I really don't see the problem - clients would surely implement such things?
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