[standards-jig] informational vs. standards-track

Ulrich B. Staudinger chicago5 at gmx.de
Wed Jul 30 08:44:21 UTC 2003

>An example - several servers support the old jabber:component:accept for
>hooking up components via TCP. It works and is widely understood and
>implemented, but I don't think that anyone would be silly enough to
>suggest it should be on the standards track. Something like this is
>perfect for an informational JEP - it is documented in a well known
>location, and anyone can use it.
>Further, I intend to document the internal jabberd2 protocols in exactly
>the same way.

These component hook up is propably one of the best things in this 
complete server/component scenario. it helps a lot and surely should 
become a standard - maybe with some improvements, i.e. better security 
and authentication.


Ulrich B. Staudinger
jid: uls at dtedu.net

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