[jdev] jabber.org software listings

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Nov 21 18:00:35 CST 2006


Matt Tucker wrote:
> Peter,
> 
> I think the feature score and software listings are powerful tools for
> the organization to encourage protocol adoption. 

No doubt. But since Wikipedia has, presumably, an objective process for
determining such things, we can depend on them for a while until the XSF
(or some objective third party) has a real compliance program in place.

> I do agree that an updated compliance score system and
> more objective measurements would be a good thing, but I don't think we
> should give up the tool until that's done. Although it's imperfect, the
> system still has value.

Sure, but it can easily be copied over to Wikipedia.

> In the short term, I would recommend that the council approve new server
> score matrix criteria and that we maintain a self-reporting system while
> moving towards more official compliance testing.

Not sure the Council really needs to be involved in that. For now I
think it might be better to use the existing protocol suites we've defined:

http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0073.html

http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0117.html

/psa

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