[Standards] servers.xml (was: website transition)

Matthew Wild mwild1 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 01:47:09 UTC 2008


On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 12:07 AM, Andreas Monitzer <jig at monitzer.com> wrote:
> On Sep 08, 2008, at 21:36, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>
>> I had totally forgotten about that feature request.
>
> Yes, that's what I hear every time I remind somebody of the jabber.org-team
> :)
>

Yeah, apologies for this :)

To be fair, we have been preoccupied with other, larger issues, until now.

>> We do have a plain XML file:
>>
>> http://www.jabber.org/servers.xml
>>
>> But perhaps that's not what you need.
>
> Well, I'd need the additional info available on the detail pages, too:
> e.g. http://www.jabber.org/web/Jabber.org
>
> esp. the description, location and lat/long.
>

How is this, collected from the wiki with a Lua script I knocked up:
http://www.jabber.org/servers_wiki.xml

Some more semantics could be introduced if necessary. For example, I
have left wiki links as wiki links. I don't know how you would rather
XML-ise those.

>> Right now I'm hand-editing servers.xml...
>
> Uh, you should know better than that...
>

XML was designed to be human writeable :)

Regards,
Matthew.

PS. I realised we're on the wrong list for this really, let's move it
over to webteam.



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