[jdev] Re: compliance levels for 2008

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri May 4 15:40:21 CDT 2007

So far there has been no discussion of this topic. I know that some XMPP 
Council members voiced concerns about some features in a recent meeting 
but they have not yet posted to the list. Silence will be taken as 
agreement. Please speak up if you have questions or concerns. These 
compliance levels will be used for testing purposes and to issue shiny 
little icons you can put on your website or in your clients. And who 
doesn't like shiny little icons?



Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> At the "XMPP Summit" held after FOSDEM in late February, we decided to 
> more clearly define compliance levels for XMPP servers and clients. As 
> part of that effort, the XMPP Council promised to:
> 1. Define updated compliance levels each year.
> 2. Complete definition of the next year's levels by June 30.
> Since 2007-06-30 is fast approaching, we need to complete our work on 
> the 2008 compliance levels soon. To that end we recently published three 
> XEPs:
> XEP-0211: XMPP Basic Client 2008
>           http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0211.html
> XEP-0212: XMPP Basic Server 2008
>           http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0212.html
> XEP-0213: XMPP Intermediate Client 2008
>           http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0213.html
> (There is no "intermediate server" level because the intermediate 
> features we have defined so far are all client-side features, but that 
> may change as a result of discussion on this list.)
> These documents are on a "fast track" so that the XMPP Council can 
> approve them by June 30. I propose the following schedule:
> 1. April 30 - May 30
>    Open discussion on standards at xmpp.org list.
> 2. May 30
>    XMPP Council issues Last Call on XEPs 211-213.
> 3. May 30 - June 20
>    Last Call discussion on standards at xmpp.org list.
> 4. June 27
>    XMPP Council votes on advancing XEPs 211-213 to Draft.
> Please provide your feedback sooner rather than later.
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