[standards-jig] Publish-Subscribe JEP status

Piers Harding piers at ompa.net
Thu Apr 11 07:10:20 UTC 2002

I have to say to this, that DJ and my self were careful to talk to at least a few people along the way, ever since we started looking into pubusb, inorder to make sure that there was at least some awareness of what we were doing.  This was to achieve several things:
(a) make sure that Temas was OK with what we were doing with regard to his previous works
(b) make sure that we weren't conflicting with something else that may have been going on

I personally feel like I have wasted some of my valuable time, over this, purely because there has been a  lack of communication that should be more forth coming in an Open Source project.  ie.  JINC product designs mean nothing to me, as they are purely commercial, where I am not.  This is a conflict in terms of how I believe an Open Source project should orient itself.

Piers Harding - += 0.02

On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 04:29:33PM -0500, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Apr 2002, DJ Adams wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 07:29:51AM -0600, Dave Smith wrote:
> > 
> > > > If I were to pick a point of discontent, it would be the fact that I'm
> > > > just a little concerned that nothing has been really said until recently.
> > > 
> > > You mean that no one from JINC said anything until recently?
> > 
> > Well, it does seem to have been a _bit_ mysterious, finding out about
> > this new 3rd angle only recently - perhaps it's just my suspicious 
> > nature - it's probably paranoia or something on my part, sorry :-)
> > It's just that I saw a Pubsub item on the JabberConf schedule a while
> > ago, and was wondering what it was about (whether it was the talk I'd
> > originally suggested as an example - bearing in mind I can't attend
> > on these new dates - or something else...).
> Hrm, probably it's because these pubsub discussions came about as part of
> intense product design sessions and no one thought to (or had time to) go
> public with them in any way. I'm happy that Diz is taking the initiative
> here to make sure we all coordinate. And yes, AFAIK the JabberConf pubsub
> item was the one you proposed and that Piers said he might be able to do.
> Not sure where that stands now, though....
> Peter
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