[Standards] Comments on XEP-45 1.25rc12

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Feb 1 02:07:00 UTC 2012

On 1/31/12 6:29 PM, Florian Zeitz wrote:
> Am 01.02.2012 02:20, schrieb Peter Saint-Andre:
>> On 1/31/12 5:57 PM, Florian Zeitz wrote:
>>> Hi everyone,
>>> someone just pointed out to me that the current revision of XEP-45
>>> prescribes JIDs to modify the moderator list. This seemed quite strange
>>> to me, and after examining 1.25rc12 it seems this was fixed in example
>>> 148 in section 9.8. 
>> In fact, I think we didn't touch that text at all in the revision
>> process, because it's the same in 1.24. Compare the following two URLs
>> side by side:
>> http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0045.html#modifymod
>> http://xmpp.org/extensions/tmp/xep-0045-1.25.html#modifymod
> Right, as I said the text is unchanged, the example (138 in the former
> 148 in the later) however is.
>>> I think it should read:
>>> «In order to do so, the admin MUST send the changed items (i.e., only
>>> the "delta") back to the service; each item MUST include the 'nick'
>>> attribute and 'role' attribute (set to a value of "moderator" to grant
>>> moderator status or "participant" to revoke moderator status) but SHOULD
>>> NOT include the 'jid' attribute and MUST NOT include the 'affiliation'
>>> attribute (which is used to manage affiliations such as admin rather
>>> than the moderator role):»
>> I'd be fine with that, but I'd also like to see more discussion before
>> we change it in the spec.
> I'd be surprised if this was more than correctly documenting the status
> quo, because I doubt implementations special case this particular role
> change, however if someone disagrees I'd certainly like to hear that.

Ah, now I see that you are right: we fixed the example (now 148, then
138) but did not update the text.

Your proposed text is fine with me, thanks for sending it!


Peter Saint-Andre

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