[Members] Matrix of XMPP softwares and XEPs implemented
Guus der Kinderen
guus.der.kinderen at gmail.com
Fri Feb 3 13:57:52 UTC 2017
In whatever form or shape you would like to do this: please do!
On 3 February 2017 at 14:54, Daniel Pocock <daniel at pocock.pro> wrote:
> On 03/02/17 14:01, Marcelo H. Terres wrote:
> > Hey.
> > I didn't wanted to extend the topic in the summit because I know we
> > have lots more stuff to discuss, but I'd really like to work on that
> > Matrix of softwares and their respectives resources.
> > I can contact developers and start to create some kind of database
> > with information about the softwares that uses XMPP and what features
> > each one implements. It could, in the feature, replace the list of
> > softwares in the website, giving more information for people that want
> > to start to use XMPP (as developers or final users). This DB could
> > also give us a more accurate view of the XMPP whole scenario, and I
> > believe that this kind of data is important for XSF.
> > More, I think that this approach can be used to create a stronger
> > community and approximate the final users from the foundation.
> > What do you think?
> Here are a few suggestions that could make this project go a long way:
> - we would need to have data for each version of each product
> - it would also be useful to develop a script to cross-reference that
> version data against the versions published in various Linux
> distributions, F-Droid, etc
> - maybe developers could include an XML descriptor in future releases of
> their products?
> - maybe server side plugins could be developed to scrape data about
> capabilities from different clients they see and "crowd source" a
> central database?
> - for those projects with a public bug tracker, it would be useful if
> they could tag bug reports with the XEP numbers they relate to
> - a GSoC or Outreachy intern could potentially work on some of the data
> collection or report generation. As this would be a standalone project
> this would allow them to work somewhat independently without the
> complexity of merging work into existing projects
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