[standards-jig] informational vs. standards-track

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Jul 31 22:00:46 UTC 2003


On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 01:44:08PM -0600, David Waite wrote:
> I still like my idea - allow creation of protocol 'notes', which are 
> enhancement proposals by members which aren't intended to become 'core', 
> things like an xml protocol for playing a game of 'go' online or the 
> like. Then provide a way for multiple people to work on these protocols, 
> something extremely similar to (if not exactly) jabberstudio.org.
> 
> I'd actually like to see this happen for core proposals as well, in 
> addition to requiring at least a basic requirements doc before a core 
> proposal is approved to begin.
> 
> -David Waite

Perhaps we should take your work in the Conferencing JIG as a model,
then? I recall over a year with absolutely no progress, not even a
requirements document. Then someone needed to step in and clean up the
mess.

Peter




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