[Standards] Deprecating Dialback

Sam Whited sam at samwhited.com
Wed Dec 2 16:20:25 UTC 2020


This sounds reasonable to me. I wonder if we can go ahead and begin the
deprecation process though so we don't have to wait for the new
multiplexing proposal to go all the way through the process?

Either way I can start writing the new multiplexing proposal this
weekend unless someone else who actually has experience with this sort
of thing wants to do it.

—Sam

On Wed, Dec 2, 2020, at 15:36, Dave Cridland wrote:
> Proposal:
>
> 1) Pull multiplexing out into its own XEP.
>
> 2) Give it a new syntax (and a stream feature) that doesn't imply XEP-
>    0220 anymore. Reference the old syntax as a historical case.
>
> With that in place, I think we can deprecate XEP-0220
>
> Note that I'm not suggesting we immediately rip the support out of
> every codebase, just that we're suggesting it's no longer desirable or
> necessary for servers to implement.
>
> How does that sound?

-- 
Sam Whited


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