[Standards] long specs

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Wed Feb 15 16:39:51 UTC 2012

On Wed Feb 15 16:38:27 2012, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> > a) I'd like to be able to have "stable" and "working" copies of  
> the
> > same spec, particularly for major revisions like XEP-0045 is
> > currently going through.
> I think this is a matter of best practices for how the spec authors
> work, i.e., placing interim versions in a source control branch.
There are informal methods for handling this, yes - I think we'd  
benefit from formal ones.

> > b) I'd like to be able to have the ability to enter a XEP that's
> > been hived off from another mature XEP (or RFC) directly into
> > Draft, for instance. This has come up previously.
> Yes, we need that.

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