[Standards] XMPP Council Minutes 2018-11-14

Georg Lukas georg at op-co.de
Tue Nov 20 16:10:00 UTC 2018


* Florian Schmaus <flo at geekplace.eu> [2018-11-20 16:44]:
> > -1, but we should add the Note about examples not being normative.
> 
> The primary purpose of the (unwritten) rule that examples are considered
> non-normative is that broken examples cannot become or seen as correct
> behaviour as of the specification. Your suggestion would add another use
> case to the rule and explicitly encourage broken examples. I fail to see
> why we would want to do that.

I'm not sure what your point is. I'm against changing the wire protocol
of a Final XEP to make examples in other XEPs less wrong. I think that
we need to add a note into the examples about their non-normativeness,
but I'm equally okay with fixing all examples instead.


Georg
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