[Standards] Council Voting Summary 2019-08-06

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Thu Aug 29 09:05:06 UTC 2019


Kev,

Can I persuade you to work on this on the road to Draft, rather than
leaving a ProtoXEP addressing a problem I think we all want to solve
languishing in limbo?

Dave.

On Thu, 29 Aug 2019 at 09:22, Kevin Smith <kevin.smith at isode.com> wrote:

>
>
> > 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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