[Standards] XMPP Council Agenda 2020-04-22
jonas at wielicki.name
Tue Apr 21 17:12:07 UTC 2020
The next XMPP Council Meeting will take place on 2020-04-22 at 15:00Z in
xmpp:council at muc.xmpp.org?join. Everyone is welcome to join and give comments.
This agenda is composed from:
- Editor notifications to standards@
- xsf/xeps GitHub PRs marked as Needs Council
- Suggestions directly sent to me (see below)
Agenda as follows:
1) Roll Call
2) Agenda Bashing
* Feel free to pre-bash on-list or directly to me if you think something is
3) Editor’s Update
- Expired calls: None
- Calls in progress: None
- New ProtoXEP: Quick Response
- New ProtoXEP: Best practices for password hashing and storage
4) Items for voting
4a) Proposed XMPP Extension: Best practices for password hashing and storage
Abstract: This document outlines best practices for handling user passwords on
the public Jabber network for both clients and servers.
4b) Proposed XMPP Extension: Quick Response
Abstract: Quickly respond to automated messages.
4c) PR#935: XEP-0004: clarify that the submitting entity may omit optional
It is not really spelled out that the submitting entity may omit fields not
mark as required by the processing entity. Even though the existence of the
flag on form fields is a strong hint towards this, it is worth to explicitly
4d) PR#926: XEP-0045: Clarify that the 307 status code should not be used
alongside 333 for user disconnects
Per discussion in xsf@ about the UX implications of showing user disconnects
4e) Start Last Call on XEP-0320: Use of DTLS-SRTP in Jingle Sessions
Abstract: This specification defines how to use DTLS-SRTP (RFC 5763) in the
Jingle application type for the Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) as a way to
negotiate media path key agreement for secure RTP in one-to-one media
4f) Start Last Call on XEP-0339: Source-Specific Media Attributes in Jingle
Abstract: This specification provides an XML mapping for translating the RFC
5766 Source-Specific Media Attributes from SDP to Jingle
5) Outstanding Votes
- There are a few, check the Spreadsheet of Doom and vote on-list as
6) Date of Next
End of Agenda.
Note that I am aiming for 30 minutes, but meetings may be extended as
necessary if all council members agree.
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xmpp:council at muc.xmpp.org?join chatroom.
Meetings are open, and anyone (XSF Member or not) may attend, though only XMPP
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