[Standards] Re: compliance levels for 2008

Fletcher, Boyd C. CIV US USJFCOM JFL J9935 Boyd.Fletcher at je.jfcom.mil
Fri May 4 23:43:28 UTC 2007


if the intermediate client spec requires XEP-45 then shouldn't we have an
intermediate server spec that does?

also if we are recommending XEP-78 then it might be a good idea to add it
back to the list of extensions though I am curious why we would want to
recommend a deprecated XEP.

boyd


On 5/4/07 4:40 PM, "Peter Saint-Andre" <stpeter at jabber.org> wrote:

> So far there has been no discussion of this topic. I know that some XMPP
> Council members voiced concerns about some features in a recent meeting
> but they have not yet posted to the list. Silence will be taken as
> agreement. Please speak up if you have questions or concerns. These
> compliance levels will be used for testing purposes and to issue shiny
> little icons you can put on your website or in your clients. And who
> doesn't like shiny little icons?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> /psa
> 
> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> At the "XMPP Summit" held after FOSDEM in late February, we decided to
>> more clearly define compliance levels for XMPP servers and clients. As
>> part of that effort, the XMPP Council promised to:
>> 
>> 1. Define updated compliance levels each year.
>> 
>> 2. Complete definition of the next year's levels by June 30.
>> 
>> Since 2007-06-30 is fast approaching, we need to complete our work on
>> the 2008 compliance levels soon. To that end we recently published three
>> XEPs:
>> 
>> XEP-0211: XMPP Basic Client 2008
>>           http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0211.html
>> 
>> XEP-0212: XMPP Basic Server 2008
>>           http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0212.html
>> 
>> XEP-0213: XMPP Intermediate Client 2008
>>           http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0213.html
>> 
>> (There is no "intermediate server" level because the intermediate
>> features we have defined so far are all client-side features, but that
>> may change as a result of discussion on this list.)
>> 
>> These documents are on a "fast track" so that the XMPP Council can
>> approve them by June 30. I propose the following schedule:
>> 
>> 1. April 30 - May 30
>> 
>>    Open discussion on standards at xmpp.org list.
>> 
>> 2. May 30
>> 
>>    XMPP Council issues Last Call on XEPs 211-213.
>> 
>> 3. May 30 - June 20
>> 
>>    Last Call discussion on standards at xmpp.org list.
>> 
>> 4. June 27
>> 
>>    XMPP Council votes on advancing XEPs 211-213 to Draft.
>> 
>> Please provide your feedback sooner rather than later.
>> 



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