[Standards] XEP-0191 wording

Tomasz Sterna tomek at xiaoka.com
Thu Mar 15 21:13:49 UTC 2007


XEP-0191 Introduction has the following sentence:

"Unfortunately, because the privacy lists extension is quite complex, it
has not been widely implemented in servers and has been implemented
virtually not at all in clients."


I do not object this rationale for the XEP creation, but the sentence is
untrue now.
It's not complex. What makes it look complex is that we do not have
recommended usage patterns for developers to follow.
The implementations are present. All major players on the client and
server field do implement Privacy Lists.

Leaving this sentence in the XEP leads to spreading misinformation
amongst the community. It was recently cited almost verbatim on
Loudmouth dev list, while the argument does not hold anymore.


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Tomasz Sterna
Xiaoka Grp.  http://www.xiaoka.com/




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