[Members] s/JEP/XEP/g

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Aug 21 11:59:31 CDT 2006


Hal Rottenberg wrote:
> On 8/20/06, Lucas Nussbaum <lucas at lucas-nussbaum.net> wrote:
>> My main concern about JEPs is that most of them are already too
>> "XMPP-ish". They are written by protocol geeks, and sometimes, it seems
>> that they are only written because it's fun to write protocols. Most of
>> them are never implemented in clients.
>>
>> I fear that switching from JEP to XEP will push the JSF work even
>> further from the real life, that is, people using Jabber clients to chat
>> with friends/colleagues. (Ok, XMPP is not only used for that, but this
>> use(r)-base should not be forgotten).
> 
> But the protocols are for the geeks, not for the users.  And the
> useless JEPs should go from Experimental to Deferred as per JEP-001.

Right. This is geek branding. Jabber branding for people, XMPP branding
for geeks (well, geeks are people too, right?).

/psa

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