[Standards] Off-by-one error in XEP-372 "References"

Andrew Nenakhov andrew.nenakhov at redsolution.com
Fri Dec 4 12:40:05 UTC 2020


We're currently use it in all our clients, extensively. We finally
settled on +1 offset because of feedback. That said, we use our own
namespace because we can and because XSF moves XMPP in the wrong
direction. :-D

пт, 4 дек. 2020 г. в 17:33, JC Brand <lists at opkode.com>:
>
> Hey folks
>
> In XEP-0372 in section 3.1, there is the following text:
>
> > An end attribute is similarly  used for the index of the last character of the reference
>
> However, in the example in 3.2, the "end" attribute is set to 78, which
> is the index of the space after the nickname "Juliet".
>
> The example appears to contradict the text. I'd like to fix this, but
> I'm not sure what the original author's intention was. I'm assuming the
> text is correct and the example is wrong.
>
> AFAIK only Converse.js and maybe Movim support this incomplete XEP.
>
> If anyone else is using it, I'd appreciate it if you could let me know
> which offset you're using. Converse is currently following the example
> in the XEP, i.e. i+1.
>
> Thanks
> JC
>
>
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