[Standards] Council Minutes 2020-05-06

Jonas Schäfer jonas at wielicki.name
Tue May 12 19:13:11 UTC 2020


On Dienstag, 12. Mai 2020 21:02:57 CEST Tedd Sterr wrote:
> 4c) Proposed XMPP Extension: Channel Binding Pseudomechanisms -
> https://xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/cb-pseudomechanisms.html Jonas is fairly
> certain this needs to be addressed at the IETF level - the author, Sam,
> points out it will never really be addressed there, as it's protocol
> specific and the XMPP-WG is shut down - Jonas concurs, but is still not
> sure that mangling the mechanism names is a great way to do this. Zash
> approves of the overall goal; Daniel feels the approach is wrong, and
> fantasizes about a world where namespaced attributes are a thing.
> 
> Jonas: [on-list]
> Georg: [on-list]
> Zash: [on-list]
> Daniel: [on-list]
> Dave: [on-list] (need to think, but would be a firm +1 if it weren't using
> pseudo-mechanisms)

As mentioned eleswhere -1. I think the syntax needs to be fixed before 
Experimental due to unnecessary conflict with the IANA registry. The thing 
itself is indeed needed and it is good to have a ProtoXEP in that direction.

kind regards,
Jonas
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