[standards-jig] Standards cleanup...

John Draughn jdraughn at kiorisoft.com
Fri Oct 5 19:10:43 UTC 2001


What do you mean by "Jabber specifications"?  The protocol itself?
That's what the Foundation JIGs are created to do.

-John

On Fri, 2001-10-05 at 10:38, Iain Shigeoka wrote:
> Hello all,
> 
> I just signed a contract with Manning Publications Co. (www.manning.com) to 
> write a book that we're tentatively titling "Instant Messaging in Java: The 
> Jabber Protocols". I would like to include the Jabber specifications in the 
> book as a reference section. My current plan is not to directly include the 
> existing specs. Instead, I'm considering reformatting the jabber 
> specifications: cleaning up and clarifying ambiguous parts as I go along.
> 
> The initial effort would be targeted at my book (the schedule is aggressive 
> so I have to focus on one thing at a time). However, my publisher has 
> agreed that I can donate the cleaned up spec back to the jabber community 
> (probably as a pdf). In addition, I would like to try and convert the 
> cleaned up specs back into our standard DocBook XML format to be used as 
> the Jabber specs (or at least a foundation for them).
> 
> I was wondering how everyone would feel about this. Opinions? Comments?
> 
> -iain
> 
> 
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