[Foundation] Jep structure

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Jun 5 10:17:53 CDT 2001

Sounds like a fine idea, once we figure out what goes into a JEEP. :) 
(And no, I don't accept that whole JEP thing, I think JEEP is much more 
catchy :P) If you look at the Python PEPs (now there's a good acronym), 
they are often quite simple, more like a short proposal or many of our 
draft protocol docs, not nearly as big as an RFC. For all I know the 
Python dudes are already using a DTD, it might be cool to check (I'll 
contact them about it). We could probably even use a subset of the 
DocBook DTD for this (author, abstract, etc.).


eliot landrum wrote:

> Would there be any interest in creating a simple XML DTD for JEP 
> documents? Jer and I found an excellent one for RFCs when we were 
> putting together the IETF draft. Trust me, it saved us a lot of 
> headache. For submission we just ran a script to convert the XML to a 
> text file or HTML. The text file follows the RFC standards and looks 
> great without us bothering with all the little formatting nuances. It 
> even handles footnotes and such for us. Perhaps we (or I) could put 
> together a simple one for JEP authors to use? A script could then output 
> it to the format you've described.
> Rahul Dave wrote:
>> Following the Consensus along Peter's document for Jep's and Jig's, 
>> and the
>> jeep-jep name change, here's the latest:
>> http://nareau.dyndns.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/jep/
>> Could we add this to the agenda for Wed meeting?
>> See jep-0001.txt especially ..it reflects the new voting structure, 
>> slightly
>> expanded from Peters version to allow for acceptance of both the JEP 
>> itself
>> as well as the ref implementation by the council.
>> See jep-0003.txt. Its Jeremie's Proxy accept socket service written as 
>> a JEP
>> to illustrate what a JEP looks like.
>> Rahul(tig)
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