[Standards] whiteboarding and shared editing

Boyd Fletcher boyd.fletcher at je.jfcom.mil
Wed Aug 15 19:47:54 UTC 2007




On 8/15/07 1:54 PM, "Peter Saint-Andre" <stpeter at jabber.org> wrote:

> Dave Cridland wrote:
>> On Wed Aug 15 17:40:22 2007, Ian Paterson wrote:
>>> Greg Hudson wrote:
>> In particular, I'd welcome the Council reinstating
> 
> We can't "reinstate" something that has not yet been published. :)
> 
>> the SVG XEP 
> 
> Which one?
> 
> We have:
> 
> 1. http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/sxde.html plus
> http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/whiteboard.html
> 
> 2. http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/whiteboard2.html
> 

well the later has a working implementation people can play with and has
been proven in a number of experiments.


>> as an
>> experimental protocol,
> 
> Unlike the IETF, we don't have the concept of an "Experimental" spec.
> The closest we come is Informational specs. More here:
> 
> http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0001.html#types
> 
> We could always add another XEP type if needed, though.


+1 for adding a new XEP type.


> 
>> and encouraging people to consider the XHTML
>> case. I'd suggest attempting the latter by considering adaptations of
>> the SVG spec to handle XHTML instead, then consider how to re-unify
>> them, but even a wholly distinct effort would go a long way to getting a
>> unified XML realtime collaborative editing protocol done.
> 
> +1
> 
> Peter



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