[Members] proposed changes to XEP-0001

bear bear42 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 14 07:43:19 CST 2010


+1 to the changes - thanks

On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 23:15, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
> Several months ago I reviewed XEP-0001 and noted some things that needed
> to be fixed (e.g., it still said that experimental XEPs are to be
> deferred after 6 months of inactivity, whereas we changed that practice
> to 12 months some time ago). This evening, spurred by a chat that I had
> today with Dave Cridland, I keyed in my edits and made a few other
> fixes. The changelog is as follows:
>
>    * Changed the period for Council objections to submitted proposals
> from 7 days to 14 days.
>    * Changed the period for automatic deferral of an Experimental XEP
> from 6 months to 12 months.
>    * Changed the holding period for advancement from Draft to Final
> from 60 days to 6 months.
>    * Clarified that the Editor is the canonical target for all
> submissions, not necessarily all questions related to the XSF's
> standards process.
>    * Clarified that only changes in Draft and Final XEPs that could
> reasonably be construed as material must be reviewed and voted on by the
> XMPP Council, thus exempting correction of typographical errors, minor
> clarifications, and other such errata.
>    * Clarified that Council review is mandatory (not just recommended)
> regarding IANA registrations initiated by the XMPP Registrar.
>    * Updated some references and added some links.
>
> Because the authorizing body for changes to XEP-0001 is the Board of
> Directors (not the Council), I think it is appropriate to discuss these
> changes among the XSF membership (IMHO the members at xmpp.org list has the
> same relation to the Board as the standards at xmpp.org list has to the
> Council).
>
> A rendered copy is here:
>
> http://xmpp.org/extensions/tmp/xep-0001-1.20.html
>
> Peter
>
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> Peter Saint-Andre
> https://stpeter.im/
>
>
>
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