[Standards] Deprecating Privacy Lists

Evgeny Khramtsov xramtsov at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 19:20:10 UTC 2015


Mon, 12 Oct 2015 16:04:43 -0300
Ben Langfeld <ben at langfeld.me> wrote:

> "We want to deprecate Privacy Lists because we think it's a bad spec."
> "You'll have to write a good spec first!"
> "A good spec would be nice. Do you (or anyone else in the community)
> fancy helping write one?"
> "No! You (XSF council / mystical XEP-writing fairies) have to do it.
> Don't you dare deprecate Privacy Lists!"
> "Yeah, developers shouldn't have to write specs. That's the project
> manager's job. Developers just translate specs into code."

Well basically that's true. Not in the details because you added to
many emotions here (probably you're a very hurting person), but true.
Ah, and still no technical arguments except "Privacy Lists are complex
(just like PubSub)" :)


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