[Standards] shared XML editing update

Boyd Fletcher boyd.fletcher at je.jfcom.mil
Mon Feb 4 03:40:02 UTC 2008

we still do not believe that SXE is appropriate for whiteboarding especially
when scaled to hundreds of concurrent users in a single session.


On 1/29/08 7:24 PM, "Peter Saint-Andre" <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:

> Joonas Govenius has been quietly but steadily working on his shared XML
> editing protocol, which can serve as the foundation for whiteboarding,
> XHTML authoring, editing of collaborative data objects (XEP-0204), etc.
> He and I chatted the other day and I suggested that we could use Jingle
> as the negotiation and session management layer for shared XML editing,
> rather than the homegrown technology he had defined. He agreed that it
> would be interesting to investigate this, for the sake of code reuse and
> consistency across XMPP protocol extensions. Therefore as part of my
> effort to extend Jingle to other domains (not just voice and video, see
> the file transfer proposal I posted earlier today), I have with Joonas's
> permission modified his shared XML editing proposal:
> http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/sxe.html
> It still requires some work, but I think it is showing real promise.
> And yes, the acronym for Shared XML Editing is SXE. Talk about sexy
> technologies! ;)
> Peter

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