[standards-jig] WebPresence

Justin Kirby justin at openaether.org
Mon Nov 4 08:44:43 UTC 2002


I am rather neutral on whether this should be a JEP, if it does become a
JEP its definitely informational and not standards track.

It seems to me that a Solutions Guide/Best Practices section on j.o is
needed. Where people can post implementation guidelines and various
howtos. 

Justin

On Mon, 2002-11-04 at 02:42, Michael Brown wrote:
> Re: http://www.yabber.org/jep/webpresence/webpresence.xml
> 
> > > Peter Saint-Andre:
> > >> I'm still not convinced that we need a JEP for this. It feels more like
> an
> > >> implementation issue to me.
> >
> > My first impression (from quick skimming of the recent list posts) makes
> me
> > inclined to agree with Peter on this. However...
> 
> I'm still surprised no one seems to want a JEP for this.  This isn't about a
> implementation, but about defining a *standard* way for websites to
> interface with Jabber.  This is a standards issue.  And this is a big thing.
> The more Jabber is seen on the web, the more exposure it will get to
> prospective users.
> 
> I know it doesn't change the Jabber protocol in anyway, but that is a *good*
> thing IMO.  And as I have pointed out, there are many JEPs that already
> break this rule.
> 
> If this isn't appropriate as a JEP can someone please explain why, and what
> the alternatives are.  The main reason I wrote it up as a JEP in the first
> place, was because Jer suggested back in July that we create one and update
> it as things evolve:
> 
> http://mailman.jabber.org/pipermail/standards-jig/2002-July/001154.html
> 
> Michael.
> 
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