[Standards-JIG] proto-JEP: Best Practices for Verifying Roster Items

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Sep 26 22:29:01 UTC 2005

Based on discussion at the last Council meeting, I now think this JEP is 
unnecessary. However, I do think that it would be helpful to clarify the 
relevant aspects of JEP-0030, so I will write some suggested text 
changes for that JEP instead.


Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> FYI, the Jabber Council decided today that it was premature to publish 
> this document as a JEP until we get a chance to discuss it further on 
> the list. So, would folks like to discuss it? :-)
> This document defines best practices for verifying the existence of a 
> roster item. The main motivation is to be consistent with how IMPS 
> (Wireless Village) does things, since they separate roster management 
> from presence subscriptions. However, it seems that these best practices 
> could be followed in the Jabber/XMPP world as well.
> Thoughts?
> Peter
> JEP Editor wrote:
>> The JEP Editor has received a proposal for a new JEP.
>> Title: Best Practices for Verifying Roster Items
>> Abstract: This document specifies best practices to be followed by
>> instant messaging servers in verifying the existence of items added
>> to user rosters.
>> URL: http://www.jabber.org/jeps/inbox/rostercheck.html
>> The Jabber Council will decide within 7 days (or at its next meeting)
>> whether to accept this proposal as an official JEP.

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