[Standards] pubsub simplification

Ralph Meijer jabber.org at ralphm.ik.nu
Tue Jul 29 09:52:38 UTC 2008


Dave Cridland wrote:
> On Tue Jul 29 06:49:41 2008, Kevin Smith wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 9:58 PM, Peter Saint-Andre 
>> <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
>> > In accordance with XMPP Council consensus, I have provisionally 
>> separated
>> > all the information about pubsub collections into a new spec:
>> > I wonder if at the same time we might want to move the information 
>> about
>> > presence integration from XEP-0060 back to XEP-0163?
>>
>> I'm in favour of splitting collections, but not so much of splitting
>> out presence - we spent quite a long time deciding that 163 should
>> only be a profile of 60, from what I recall.
> 
> As a suggestion - and I'm only highlighting options - we could split out 
> the fancier things into one or more new specifications, leaving XEP-0060 
> as a core, with extra XEPs holding additional features, and XEP-0163 
> binds XEP-0060 and a selection of brightly coloured coat hangers into 
> the profile that is PEP.
> 
> I'm not sure if this is a good idea, mind - it's not clear to me if this 
> gives a net benefit or not - but it would keep XEP-0163's "profile" status.

I was thinking the same thing, indeed.

ralphm



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