[Standards] Call for Experience: XEP-0048: Bookmarks

Goffi goffi at goffi.org
Thu Mar 8 10:24:54 UTC 2018


Can't make a detailed review today, so here's quickly:

the XEP is implemented in SàT using both private XML storage (XEP-0049) and 
PEP.

There are several issues with this XEP, the most important being the race 
condition can be specially bad as all bookmarks are saved in the same item.

Also I've tried to use it to bookmark pubsub nodes (blogs) using xmpp: 
URIs, but as it is not explicitly mentioned in the XEP, some clients just 
remove the links (don't remember which ones right now, I've tried years 
ago).

Also on the practical side, the XEP is lacking way to classify links, like 
keywords, hierarchy, or anything else.

We have been thinking for a while with Edhelas about writting an 
alternative proposal for bookmaks actually, but that's an other topic.

Goffi

Le mercredi 7 mars 2018, 20:17:24 CET Jonas Wielicki a écrit :
> The XEP Editor would like to Call for Experience with XEP-0048 before
> presenting it to the Council for advancing it to Final status.
> 
> 
> During the Call for Experience, please answer the following questions:
> 
> 1. What software has XEP-0048 implemented? Please note that the
> protocol must be implemented in at least two separate codebases (at
> least one of which must be free or open-source software) in order to
> advance from Draft to Final.
> 
> 2. Have developers experienced any problems with the protocol as
> defined in XEP-0048? If so, please describe the problems and, if
> possible, suggested solutions.
> 
> 3. Is the text of XEP-0048 clear and unambiguous? Are more examples
> needed? Is the conformance language (MAY/SHOULD/MUST) appropriate?
> Have developers found the text confusing at all? Please describe any
> suggestions you have for improving the text.
> 
> If you have any comments about advancing XEP-0048 from Draft to Final,
> please provide them by the close of business on 2018-03-21. After the
> Call for Experience, this XEP might undergo revisions to address
> feedback received, after which it will be presented to the XMPP
> Council for voting to a status of Final.
> 
> 
> You can review the specification here:
> 
> https://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0048.html
> 
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