Preparation and Comparison of Nicknames

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Author Peter Saint-Andre 
Last updated 2012-09-25 (latest revision 2012-03-05)
Replaced by RFC 7700
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This document describes how to prepare and compare Unicode strings representing nicknames, primarily as used within textual chatrooms. This profile is intended to be used by chatroom technologies based on both the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) and the Message Session Relay Protocol (MSRP).


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