[Members] s/JEP/XEP/g

Boris Mann boris at bmannconsulting.com
Sat Aug 19 03:46:38 CDT 2006

On 8/18/06, Ralph Meijer <jabberfoundation at ralphm.ik.nu> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 10:36:20AM +0100, Richard Dobson wrote:
> > [..] we might also want to consider using xmpp.org
> > in the namespaces rather than jabber.org for any protocols moved over to
> > XEPs.
> For new protocols maybe. For existing specifications that are beyond
> experimental, a definite NO. This does not help anything.

If we consider XMPP to be the protocol, and Jabber to be the community (HTTP
/ Web), can we not continue to call them JEPs , seeing as how the
enhancements are coming from the Jabber community?

This is similar to the W3C / HTML - the World Wide Web Consortium makes
recommendations / standards.

So, an "About" text on the XMPP site might read:
XMPP.org is the official location for all protocol extensions brought
forward by the Jabber community, known as Jabber Enhancement Proposals.
[insert some text about how these aren't IETF RFCs...or how they relate]

One could move/relocate/refocus protocol-level discussions and activities to
xmpp.org, and Jabber community activities remain centered on jabber.org.

My 2¢ as a brand new JSF member (not XSF).

Boris Mann
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