[Standards] MIX progress

Ashley Ward ashley.ward at surevine.com
Tue Jul 5 09:08:24 UTC 2016


> On 5 Jul 2016, at 09:56, Ashley Ward <ashley.ward at surevine.com> wrote:
> 
> 
>> On 5 Jul 2016, at 09:51, Florian Schmaus <flo at geekplace.eu> wrote:
>> 
>> On 05.07.2016 10:08, Evgeny Khramtsov wrote:
>>> Tue, 5 Jul 2016 09:55:53 +0200
>>> Florian Schmaus <flo at geekplace.eu> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I'd also welcome if XEP development, especially for such an important
>>>> one like MIX, would be more open.
>>> 
>>> For the record, we already have github XSF repo for that. We can keep
>>> development there and tag stable version.
>> 
>> So far, the XSF repo is *only* used for submitted XEPs, everything in
>> inbox/ is a ProtoXEPs and XEPs with numbers follow the standards track.
>> Changes are only made by the XSF Editor Team. It is not used for active
>> development of those XEPs, and I think it should be that way.
> 
> For a while it’s been my vision that each XEP should have its own repo. The authors could then ‘own’ their own XEP repo - push to development branches, accept updates (to draft XEPs), etc. This would need a much higher level of automation than we have now though, and I just don’t have the bandwidth to do anything on it at the moment unfortunately.

I, of course, meant the authors could accept updates to experimental XEPs. Once they’re draft then the editors/council would become the ‘owners’.

> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Ash

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