[Council] message forwarding

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Jun 8 02:52:57 UTC 2012

On 6/7/12 8:46 PM, Matthew Wild wrote:
> On 7 June 2012 23:43, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
>> XEP-0297 is "Proposed". I don't recall its status. Did the Council vote
>> on it?
> Hmm, interesting. In my mind it was done and published, but I checked
> the council minutes, and apparently that's not the case.
> The last call included feedback from Kim Alvefur recommending text in
> the XEP concerning re-use in other protocols:
>   - http://mail.jabber.org/pipermail/standards/2011-November/025388.html
>   - http://mail.jabber.org/pipermail/standards/2011-December/025554.html
>   - http://mail.jabber.org/pipermail/standards/2012-January/025595.html
> Apparently updating the XEP was an action item for me that I dropped,
> sorry about that.
> The current status is that Carbons has the <forwarded/> element a
> sibling of its own elements (e.g.
> http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0280.html#example-14 ), and MAM does
> too: http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0313.html#sect-id126689 (URL
> anchor fixed in my working copy!).
> Kev's message above (third mailing list link) proposes that the
> <forwarded/> element should be a *child* of the using protocols
> instead. I think I'm inclined to agree here, so barring any objections
> I'll update the XEP accordingly, and we'll need to update both MAM and
> Carbons to reflect the change.

That all makes sense to me. Looking forward to the updated version. I'll
change it back to "Experimental" in the meantime.


Peter Saint-Andre

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