[Standards] long specs

Winfried Tilanus winfried at tilanus.com
Tue Feb 28 07:44:42 UTC 2012

On 02/28/2012 12:02 AM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:


> Over the weekend I took a rough cut at splitting up XEP-0045.
> Here's what I came up with (page lengths are based on print-to-PDF
> in Firefox):
> XEP-0045 = 141 pages
> Architecture, Requirements, Discovery, Security = 35 pages
> Occupant Use Cases = 56 pages
> Administration = 68 pages
> The document that most client developers would read is the one on 
> occupant use cases. Would they find 56 pages less intimidating
> than 141 pages? Probably. (And probably we could move some stuff
> out of the occupant use cases -- requesting voice, that kind of
> thing.) Would it be worth our time to split things up this way?
> Perhaps.

For me a split up like this, would have no added value. We need all
three parts, having them in one (long) document makes things for me
more easy to oversee.


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