[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Character counting in message bodies

Jonas Schäfer jonas at wielicki.name
Tue Dec 17 17:56:20 UTC 2019

On Dienstag, 17. Dezember 2019 12:18:53 CET pep at bouah.net wrote:
> The XMPP Extensions Editor has received a proposal for a new XEP.
> Title: Character counting in message bodies
> Abstract:
> This document describes how to correctly count characters in message
> bodies. This is required when referencing a position in the body.
> URL: https://xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/charcount.html
> The Council will decide in the next two weeks whether to accept this
> proposal as an official XEP.

I am firmly +1 on this.

The only thing I consider worth adding is a note that codepoints are the 
foundation of XML and thus match the XML data model nicely, which is another 
point in favour of using them.

kind regards,
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