[Standards] Current "user profile" specification? (XEP-0154 is deferred)

Matthew Wild mwild1 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 15 15:41:35 UTC 2010


On 15 August 2010 15:48, Iñaki Baz Castillo <ibc at aliax.net> wrote:
> 2010/8/15 Iñaki Baz Castillo <ibc at aliax.net>:
>> Hi, I'm trying to find the "user profile" specification in XMPP. I've
>> found XEP-0154 "User Profile" which covers exactly what I'm looking
>> for, but it seems that such draft has been deferred by the XMPP
>> Standards Foundation.
>>
>> So, which is the currently adopted and approved specification for
>> "user profile"?
>
> Perhaps the current specification is XEP-0054 in which a vCard is
> "converted" to XML?

It is, yes. Practically all clients and servers support XEP-0054. That
said, deferred is simply a state of inactivity. If you want to be part
of fixing up XEP-0154 and getting it to draft, there's nothing to stop
you implementing it.

Matthew



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