[Members] s/JEP/XEP/g

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Aug 21 13:45:31 CDT 2006

Ralph Meijer wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 21, 2006 at 11:39:00AM -0600, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> Ralph Meijer wrote:
>>> [..] 
>>> but
>>> I have not seen convincing reasons to rename them into, for example, XEPs.
>> [...]
>> Look, I like the Jabber name a lot, I really do -- I've been
>> contributing to the community for a long long time, and I like the
>> original name. But I think there is strong momentum behind calling our
>> *protocols* XMPP, and renaming our protocol specification series "XEP"
>> (pronounced "zepp") seems like the right thing to do at this point.
> Ok. I was more trying to not having to change all the existing
> references to JEP-xxxx, and possibly have JEPs morph into XEPs when
> final. But this might create more confusion, so I'm really not going to
> be the one holding this back.

I think it won't be that bad to change all the references -- just run
some sed scripts on the whole document repository and add HTTP redirects
from the old URLs to the new URLs. There's work involved, but it's just
a lot of details.

> +1 on renaming to XEP.

OK! Any other objectors? :-)


Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation

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