[Standards] Deprecating Privacy Lists

Ralph Meijer ralphm at ik.nu
Thu Oct 8 12:05:04 UTC 2015

On 2015-10-08 12:52, Evgeny Khramtsov wrote:
> Thu, 8 Oct 2015 12:21:41 +0200
> Ralph Meijer <ralphm at ik.nu> wrote:
>> If nobody comes up with a new specification for
>> functionality beyond XEP-0191, then my conclusion would be that there
>> is no sufficient interest
> No. The conclusion also might be that people who want this
> functionality do not write XEPs.
> This is the same as with file-transfer. Obviously everyone wants it,
> but nobody is writing it (at least there is no XEP which fully resolves
> all FT possibilities I listed in previous threads).

Can you explain why people wanting to implement some feature couldn't
(begin to) write a XEP? I believe there are many people on this list who
would be more than happy to help out with such an effort. Peter
Saint-Andre has written dozens of XEPs based on people's first
back-of-the-envelope descriptions of a new protocol. It doesn't have to
be perfect on the first attempt, and it never has been, to be honest.
Once something is written down, it can be discussed and improved upon.


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