[Standards] request for reviews: XMPP internationalization

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Oct 16 14:15:10 UTC 2012


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If you send feedback by the end of this week, I can incorporate it
into a new version on Monday (the deadline for submitting revised
Internet-Drafts before the next IETF meeting).

On 10/8/12 1:16 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> As you might know from discussions in the XMPP WG or at the XMPP 
> Summit over the last few years, we've been working to update the 
> handling of non-ASCII characters in JIDs by migrating from
> Stringprep to PRECIS. This is a big effort, but it is now pretty
> mature and sometime soon the XMPP WG will hold a "working group
> last call" for comments on draft-ietf-xmpp-6122bis. However, before
> then the PRECIS WG will hold a WGLC on draft-ietf-precis-nickname,
> which we might re-use in Multi-User Chat (XEP-0045). The nickname
> spec is quite short (only 7 pages including boilerplate) and it
> provides a good way for Jabberites to become familiar with this
> internationalization work.
> 
> I would very much appreciate reviews of the nickname spec (and
> 6122bis and the PRECIS framework) from developers in the XMPP
> community. Certainly I think this is something that all XMPP
> Council members will want to look at, but if your client, server,
> or library code supports internationalized JIDs then you might want
> to compare the new PRECIS-based approach against the old
> Stringprep-based approach. However, if I don't receive enough
> reviews then I'll start poking people individually. ;-)
> 
> Here are the relevant links:
> 
> https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-precis-nickname/ 
> http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-xmpp-6122bis/ 
> https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-precis-framework/
> 
> Please provide feedback about the draft-ietf-precis-* documents on
> the precis at ietf.org list and feedback about draft-ietf-xmpp-6122bis
> on the xmpp at ietf.org list:
> 
> https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/precis 
> https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/xmpp
> 
> Alternatively, feel free to send me feedback directly via email or
> IM.
> 
> Finally, for background information, here is the tutorial I
> presented at the XMPP Summit a few years ago:
> 
> https://stpeter.im/files/i18n-intro.pdf
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Peter
> 
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