[standards-jig] on jabber database access...

Iain Shigeoka iain.shigeoka at messaginglogic.com
Fri Nov 1 17:44:05 UTC 2002


On 10/31/02 23:26, "Justin Kirby" <justin at openaether.org> wrote:

> On Thu, 2002-10-31 at 18:02, Iain Shigeoka wrote:
> 
>> Seriously, calendaring sounds like a good one. I think calendaring is ideal
>> low hanging fruit that will have tangible, significant benefits for Jabber.
>> After that, whiteboarding or data-access sound like pretty good ones too.
>> What ever happened to the database access over Jabber JEP?
> 
> Database access over jabber is alive and well as an implementation[1],
> however as a JEP[2], it is in stasis. I do not have stpeter's energy or
> drive to 'coordinate the community's collective wisdom '. Also, I think
> its too far removed from IM/Chat to generate enough interest for active
> discussion.

Thanks for the update Justin. To be fair, Peter is on it full time. :) I
think you did a great job.

> I looked into XQuery and XPath, but could find no satisfactory way to
> use them. (I have to wonder how much LSD the XQuery committee was on
> when they wrote the spec)

:) Yeah. Although it appears those specs will be what is to come for XML
database access. I'd like to revisit it after the XMPP stuff settles down.

-iain




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