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Re: WG Review: Recharter of Hypertext Transfer Protocol Bis (httpbis)

From: Patrik Fältström <paf@frobbit.se>
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 15:59:13 +0000
Cc: Mark Andrews <marka@isc.org>, iesg@ietf.org, mnot@mnot.net, ietf-http-wg@w3.org, IETF Discussion <ietf@ietf.org>
Message-Id: <D7E6B990-3A02-4999-A6EB-2A3585D29B45@frobbit.se>
To: Andrew Sullivan <ajs@anvilwalrusden.com>

On 24 feb 2012, at 16:38, Andrew Sullivan wrote:

> Over in spfbis, people are arguing that the SPF RRTYPE should be
> deprecated and abandoned in SPF because nobody uses it because of
> practical difficulties in getting new RRTYPEs deployed.  What makes us
> think that the arguments in favour of SRV are going to find more
> fertile ground?

Because people disagree on whether it is actually hard to get new RRTYPEs deployed.

I for example do completely disagree on it being hard. Sure, your user interface in the gui of your favorite $EDITOR might not support the new RRTYPE, but should that constrain deployment of good standards?

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