[Council] meeting minutes, 2008-11-05

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Nov 5 15:58:44 CST 2008

Results of the XMPP Council meeting held 2008-11-05...





Scribe: Peter Saint-Andre

0. Roll call

Present: Dave Cridland, Ralph Meijer, Jack Moffitt, Peter Saint-Andre,
Kevin Smith.

Quorum achieved.

1. Agenda bashing


2. XEP-0174: Serverless Messaging

Proposed action: Approve version 1.3rc2?

Changelog: Corrected TXT record format in conformance with
draft-cheshire-dnsext-dns-sd; clarified a number of issues related to
DNS-SD and Multicast DNS; as an optimization, recommended sending of
disco#info data in stream features; removed reference to Encrypted
Sessions specification from the security considerations.

Discussion: Dave raised some questions about the TXT record data format.
Peter to ping the DNS-SD authors, Dave and Ralph to do some testing of
real-world deployments.

3. XEP-0084: User Avatar

Proposed action: Approve version 1.1rc1?

Changelog: For consistency with other PEP payload formats, changed stop
semantics to use an empty element rather than a child element.

All Council members voted +1 in the meeting, Peter to publish updated

4. Other business

4a. XEP-0012 and XEP-0085

Calls for experience ended 2008-10-31. Peter to send brief "report"
messages to the standards@ list regarding the calls for experience.

4b. XEP-0220 and XEP-0224

Reminder that Last Calls end 2008-11-07. Peter to ping several people
for feedback on XEP-0220 (Server Dialback), and to post to the
standards@ list regarding feedback he received offlist.

4c. XSF Member involvement

Somewhat lengthy discussion regarding ways to involve XSF members (and
others) in the standardization process, for example by soliciting expert
reviews or establishing review teams. To be discussed further at the
next meeting.

5. Next meeting

2008-11-12 @ 21:00 UTC.


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