[Members] XSF roadmap

jehan at zemarmot.net jehan at zemarmot.net
Fri Oct 29 15:32:53 CST 2010


On Fri, 29 Oct 2010 10:21:00 -0600, Peter Saint-Andre
<stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
> Well those are 8 different initiatives. Plenty to keep us busy! :)
> Further thoughts? What did I leave out?

Seems pretty good to me. That's just our top priority for now and we
can still change it afterwards if needed anyway. :-)


> Peter
> On 9/7/10 1:09 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> http://xmpp.org/about-xmpp/xsf/xsf-roadmap/ provides a roadmap of
>> technical topics the XSF wants to work on. That list is currently:
>> 1. Finish revisions to RFCs 3920 and 3921
>> 2. Define an end-to-end encryption technology for XMPP
>> 3. Improve XMPP file transfer by transitioning to Jingle
>> 4. Improve resistance to spam, phishing, abuse, and DoS attacks
>> Here is my take on those:
>> Task #1 is almost done.
>> Task #2 is a longer-term project that folks will be working on in the
>> XMPP WG (perhaps it doesn't even belong on the *XSF* roadmap, but I
>> think it's helpful to list it). Now that #1 is done, I think we'll start
>> to get serious about #2.
>> Task #3 is also fairly far along -- we have implementation feedback that
>> needs to be incorporated into the specs. Feel free to help out with that
>> work.
>> Task #4 is a good idea (see XEP-0268) but we don't have a lot of
>> traction for it yet because we still don't see a lot of attacks on the
>> network. Perhaps we need to push on this more forcefully.
>> With the imminent completion of the RFC revisions, it's a good time to
>> discuss other roadmap items. What do we need to be working on? What
>> problems do we need to solve? I think it would be great for the XSF
>> membership to discuss priorities so that we can come up with a good
>> bundle of roadmap items for the next 12+ months, so please post to this
>> list or edit this wiki page:
>> http://wiki.xmpp.org/web/Roadmap
>> Thanks!
>> Peter

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