About ProgressReport and msn-pecan

John Bailey rekkanoryo at rekkanoryo.org
Thu Jun 12 18:38:22 EDT 2008

Andreas Monitzer wrote:

> I don't quite get how, since IRC predates XML, and thus doesn't use it  
> in any way?
> However, that's why you code to a spec, not to a particular  
> implementation :)
> andy

IRC text was sent through g_markup_escape_text(), which I believe was to escape
any characters that have special meaning in HTML, such as <, >, &, etc. when
written to a conversation area that expects HTML.

The IRC plugin *is* written to the IRC specification.  Ethan can verify that, as
he wrote it.


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