[Standards-JIG] LAST CALL: XEP-0185 (Dialback Key Generation and Validation)

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri Dec 8 16:36:43 UTC 2006

Matthias Wimmer wrote:
> XMPP Extensions Editor schrieb:
>> This message constitutes notice of a Last Call for XEP-0185 (Dialback Key Generation and Validation).
> I thought that XEP-0185 is informational, but it seems to be Standards
> Track now!?
> In my opinion there should be no standards track XEP for this purpose. I
> think generation of dialback keys is basically an implementation detail
> of a server. There is no need to standardize this.
> I even do not like "standards" that do not specify anything, but just
> tell people, how they should do something. By these I get the
> impression, that the author thinks he is the only one that is smart
> enough to solve a problem. I'd like to get this XEP rejected, but I
> could also accept it as informational.

I guess you're right. I figured since it is going into RFC 3920 it is
Standards Track but even there it is a recommended practice.


Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation

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