[Standards-JIG] XEP-0136 Thoughts and Musings

Jean-Louis Seguineau jean-louis.seguineau at laposte.net
Tue Nov 7 22:14:55 UTC 2006

I am still convinced Atom provides everything we need to log/archive all
XMPP stanzas (iq, message, presence) exchange ;)

We may look at embedding Atom inside the collections management framework
instead of creating an entirely new format. Using Atom would also have the
added advantage to allow direct compatibility of the produced logs with feed
readers. This way logs/archives may be exposed directly in web servers. 

And it's an RFC. What more do we want for widespread support and

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Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2006 13:10:42 -0700
From: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at jabber.org>
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Olivier Goffart wrote:

> See also
> http://soc.hbar.us/XMLLogFormat-0.4-02.html
> This format let's store almost everything, and allow extentions.
> Maybe we should use something compatible.

Compatibility is good. :-)

> I've already been in contact with the guys behind this, they seems very

Maybe they would be interested in publishing their spec as a XEP? I'd be
happy to chat with them about that.

> However, this still doesn't store the whole <message/> stanza.

Yeah that might be important for us. And potentially even <iq/> and
<presence/> too (depending on our requirements).


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