[Standards] Council Voting Summary 2019-08-06

Kevin Smith kevin.smith at isode.com
Thu Aug 29 08:22:43 UTC 2019



> On 29 Aug 2019, at 09:19, Daniel Gultsch <daniel at gultsch.de> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Am Mi., 7. Aug. 2019 um 16:18 Uhr schrieb Tedd Sterr <teddsterr at outlook.com>:
> 
>> VETOED (-1:0:+4)
>> Proposed XMPP Extension: Message Reactions - https://xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/reactions.html
>> Dave: +1 (enthusiastic about the problem space, but expect this will need a lot of changes on the way to Draft)
>> Georg: +1 (it is good enough for Experimental)
>> Jonas: +1 (details can be ironed out)
>> Kev: -1 (we need a general way of referencing a previous message for assorted things and to use that everywhere, while the reactions syntax is not reusable)
>> Link: +1 (issues can be ironed out before Draft)
> 
> 
> just a quick 'imho' from my point of view here.
> I get where this veto is coming from. We discussed the need to
> collapse meta data around a message within the archive and I totally
> agree that long term we need to solve this.
> However I find it unfair to put the burden of figuring out a solution
> to a very complex problem upon a single XEP (or its authors). 

Which is why I offered to the authors to fix this now so the XEP could be accepted, as I had some spare cycles at the time, but that offer wasn’t taken up. I very much want a reactions XEP published, and was willing to put the time in to make it happen.

/K



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