[Standards] LAST CALL: XEP-0363 (HTTP File Upload)

Guus der Kinderen guus.der.kinderen at gmail.com
Thu Jan 16 10:18:14 UTC 2020

On Tue, 14 Jan 2020 at 22:42, Jonas Schäfer <jonas at wielicki.name> wrote:

> This message constitutes notice of a Last Call for comments on XEP-0363.
> The
> Last Call was restarted after the Council election, because the previous
> Council did not vote on the ongoing LC.
> Title: HTTP File Upload
> Abstract:
> This specification defines a protocol to request permissions from
> another entity to upload a file to a specific path on an HTTP server
> and at the same time receive a URL from which that file can later be
> downloaded again.
> URL: https://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0363.html
> This Last Call begins today and shall end at the close of business on
> 2020-01-28.
> Please consider the following questions during this Last Call and send
> your feedback to the standards at xmpp.org discussion list:
> 1. Is this specification needed to fill gaps in the XMPP protocol
> stack or to clarify an existing protocol?
Functionally, existing specs cover "transferring data". This protocol,
however, fill the gap of the unavailability of one such protocol that's
easily implemented/adopted.

> 2. Does the specification solve the problem stated in the introduction
> and requirements?
> Yes - the last requirement is worded a bit awkwardly perhaps (not doing
something makes for a weird requirement).

> 3. Do you plan to implement this specification in your code? If not,
> why not?
I have (server-sided)

> 4. Do you have any security concerns related to this specification?
None other than that are explicitly stated in the specification.

> 5. Is the specification accurate and clearly written?
> Yes

> Your feedback is appreciated!
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