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From Niklas Gustavsson <nik...@protocol7.com>
Subject Re: [Vysper] Handling of unsupported XML features
Date Tue, 08 Dec 2009 15:22:46 GMT
On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 7:47 PM, Bernd Fondermann <bf_jak@brainlounge.de> wrote:
> But you are right, RFC3920 which you cite seems more relaxed with
> respect to parsing the XML superset.
> One might argue now that RFC3920 is normative, while the -bis drafts are
> not (yet). But I think that the drafts better reflect todays state of
> XMPP and support more robust (and more simple, maintainable etc.)
> parsers: Fail-fast is good for those parts of the parser which otherwise
> would be rarely executed and thus would be more prone to security holes.

/me makes a mental note to check the drafts before asking :-)

I agree we should follow the draft spec in this case, primarily
because I think it makes more sense to signal an error to the client,
rather than just ignore.


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