[Standards] Multi-stage registrations

Matthew Wild mwild1 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 17:08:53 UTC 2016

On 3 February 2016 at 16:23, Stephen Paul Weber
<singpolyma at singpolyma.net> wrote:
>> Do you think producing a new version of XEP-0077 would be fine?
> I think a clarification in XEP-0077 would serve very well, but:
>> Is that possible by the way since it's a final standard (sorry I'm not
>> much of an expert on XEP drafting)?
> I'm not sure if a final standard, especially one so widely deployed and old,
> can really be changed easily.  Though, the data forms extension got added at
> some point -- was that before or after it became final?
> So this is a question for the rest of the mailing list that knows the
> process more: how should we proceed?

You're correct, a final standard cannot be changed in this way. A new
XEP is the way to go. Looking forward to it :)


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