User:Zash/Council 2020

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Kim Alvefur for Council


I’m Kim “Zash” Alvefur. You may know me from various MUCs, mailing lists and Summits. I’ve been an XSF member since forever. I mostly do server-side implementation in the form of Prosody and Prosody accessories.


Why not?


I have opinions. Surely I can translate those into votes? How hard can it be?

As a server implementer I'll likely be more excited about doing cool things in servers than in clients.

Beware that I was pretty happy with the status quo in 2006.

How to get me to vote for your proposals

  • Solve a problem.
  • Improve the state of XMPP.
  • Reuse existing protocols and formats where it makes sense.
  • Don’t forget backwards compatibility, but don’t worry too much about it either.
  • Reasons and rationales.
  • Use the secret passphrase defined in XEP-0028.


Vote for me. Or not. I’m not your boss.