[standards-jig] [jepnews] JEP-0021: Jabber Event NotificationService

Julian Missig julian at jabber.org
Tue Mar 5 23:08:15 UTC 2002

Right, that's what I'm saying I'd like to see.

On Tue, 2002-03-05 at 17:53, Shawn Wilton wrote:
> Well, then how about making redirect html files that take you to the correct
> directory.  Everything has a name.  So x:event, can be in
> http://jabber.org/jeps/x/event and that can point back to
> http://jabber.org/jeps/jep21 or whatever.
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> Subject: Re: [standards-jig] [jepnews] JEP-0021: Jabber Event
> NotificationService
> On Tue, 2002-03-05 at 16:14, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> > > Yeah, the only difference is that I think if we use URIs, it should
> > > contain a shortened name for the JEP, rather than JEP-0021 :)
> >
> > Well, it would be xmlns='http://www.jabber.org/jeps/0021/', that doesn't
> > seem so bad to me. (We'd just have to create a dummy index.html for each
> > directory or let the directory be readable.)
> No, I'm sorry, but that's bad.
> If I'm inspecting the XML or working on it, I don't just want to
> distinguish the namespaces by number. I'm really not a fan of that,
> efficient as it may be.
> Imagine looking through code and seeing an if/else if block based on
> xmlns which has:
> http://www.jabber.org/jeps/0021/
> http://www.jabber.org/jeps/0274/
> http://www.jabber.org/jeps/0985/
> http://www.jabber.org/jeps/1038/
> http://www.jabber.org/jeps/3058/
> That's just ugly. I like being able to tell the difference between
> x:event and x:delay by name. (and actually knowing what they're for)

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