[Standards] Draft to Final

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Aug 20 16:51:32 UTC 2007


Dave Cridland wrote:
> On Fri Aug 17 22:48:00 2007, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> Ian and I have talked about potentially submitting XEP-0124 (and perhaps
>> XEP-0206) for standardization at the IETF. But it remains to be seen
>> whether we'll do that anytime soon. However, BOSH is not really specific
>> to XMPP now so it might make sense.
> 
> It's been mentioned in a few places, including Lemonade. If Ian wants to
> transform it into an RFC, I'd love to help.

Given my IETF experience, I'd probably do the editorial work on this.
You know how I love to write I-Ds and shepherd them forward to RFC. :)

> FWIW, the IETF isn't "good" at standardizing things like this, because
> the IETF, in general, would prefer you to have "proper" TCP/IP
> connectivity 

Wouldn't we all. To the universal deployment of IPv6!

> - so BOSH becomes, hopefully, a waste of time. I suspect
> this would end up with an IESG Note attached saying it's the best way to
> handle a bad situation, but I'd hope we could get it onto the Standards
> Track.

OK, I will explore that some more with Ian. It sounds like fun...

Peter

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