[Standards] File hosting XEP?
koski.tuomas at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 13:14:38 UTC 2012
On 16 August 2012 14:20, Sergey Dobrov <binary at jrudevels.org> wrote:
> Yes, sorry, you're right. I just meant that buddycloud invents it's own
> protocols instead of edit existent XEPs, write new, with an XMPP
> community participation. It's a valid approach but differs from mine.
If I'm not wrongly mistaken, project referred in this mailing list is
the "buddycloud Media Server". Simple quick documentation here:
And some quick use cases why it was build for:
I believe that the main driver for buddycloud to "DIY" is that the use
cases and requirements of the product do not fit the existing XEPs.
IMHO starting with a technology and trying to match it to a problem is
never a good way to solve anything.
I think buddycloud is a team that wants to say:
"We’ve implemented this product feature as a prototype, it works, and
now we want to talk about the standard version of it."
IMHO That’s the right way to build standards. Have a product problem,
solve it, and then iterate with others on an open specification.
Otherwise we just end up with another deferred XEP.
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