Preparation and Comparison of Nicknames

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Author Peter Saint-Andre 
Last updated 2013-05-10 (latest revision 2012-11-06)
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This document describes how to prepare and compare Unicode strings representing nicknames, primarily for use within textual chatrooms. This profile is intended to be used by messaging and text conferencing technologies such as the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP), the Message Session Relay Protocol (MSRP), and Centralized Conferencing (XCON).


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