[Members] Re: 10,000 ft level protocol overview

Hal Rottenberg halr9000 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 21:31:42 CDT 2005


Did anyone want to discuss this at all?

On 10/18/05, Hal Rottenberg <halr9000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Peter et al,
>
> I think it would be of some value to see at a glance, the status of
> JEPs and perhaps more abstract "efforts".  Part of the solution for
> this would be for us to bring some manner of filtering and sorting
> back to the jeplist.  But how to track things like "VOIP" or
> "encryption", when there are multiple JEPs that may be in development
> and various things in the inbox that don't even appear on the jeplist?
>
> One idea that occurred to me would be for Council members (or JSF
> members at large?) or a JEP author to sponsor certain projects and
> keep some manner of status page for it until something is in "active"
> state.  Something less constrained than the technical language of the
> JEPs themselves, and something that can encompass multiple JEPs and
> proposed JEPs.  I think the wiki would be the best repository for
> this.
>
> To use VOIP as an example, say I represent a business interested in
> establishing open-source VOIP for my employees.  We already run a
> jabber server, so the logical thinking would be to see how I could use
> that resource to do voice as well.  I don't care about the status of
> JEP-xxxx or yyyy.  I just want to know, "can XMPP do VOIP?"  Maybe I
> have a budget for this and I see that the answer is "no", but that a
> few individuals are working towards different ways to acheive the
> goal.  Well now I know who to pay to get it expedited.  :)
>
> thoughts?
>
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