[Members] Fwd: [Standards] LAST CALL: XEP-0345 (Form of Membership Applications)

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Wed Jul 23 20:23:49 UTC 2014


On 23 July 2014 20:21, Philipp Hancke <fippo at goodadvice.pages.de> wrote:

> Am 11.07.2014 um 00:27 schrieb Dave Cridland:
>
>  Note that this Last Call affects XSF Members.
>>
>
> thanks for the reminder Dave!
>
> [...]
>
>  Please consider the following questions during this Last Call and send
>> your
>> feedback to the standards at xmpp.org discussion list:
>>
>
> uhm... not doing that. Mostly because I think members@ is the primary
> discussion venue (maybe the text should be updated accordingly?)
>
>
Yeah, and as you've discovered, the last call questions are slightly odd in
this context. Thankfully, I can be just as pedantic and annoying as you.
Possibly even more so.


>
>
>  1. Is this specification needed to fill gaps in the XMPP protocol stack or
>> to clarify an existing protocol?
>>
>
> Well... no. Because it's not a protocol spec.
>
>
Actually, I'll dispute that. It's not a computer protocol spec; but it is
protocol in the sense of approved and formalised behaviour. And the
existing protocol it's - I hope - clarifying the existing protocol
surrounding applications - something I believe is needed.


>
>  2. Does the specification solve the problem stated in the introduction and
>> requirements?
>>
>
> Yes.
>
>
>  3. Do you plan to implement this specification in your code? If not, why
>> not?
>>
>
> No. But that's ok.
>
>
You're not thinking of altering your own code of conduct to accommodate
this? That's a real shame, I was hoping you'd stay on as a member.


>
>  4. Do you have any security concerns related to this specification?
>>
>
> None beyond what is raised in the security considerations section.
>
>
>  5. Is the specification accurate and clearly written?
>>
>
> It is.
>

Why thanks!

Dave.
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