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Re: http-equiv

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2008 19:51:37 +0000 (UTC)
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0812231950280.24109@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Tue, 23 Dec 2008, Julian Reschke wrote:
> >
> > Right; the idea is to reduce the number of headers that are used here, 
> > by having a higher barrier to entry than just registration. (It's a 
> > bit like "RFC required" from RFC5226.)
> 
> That barrier is not particularly high, unless you require 
> standards-track RFCs.

It is significantly higher psychologically than the registration 
mechanism.


> I really don't see the point defining something else than the IETF does 
> for this purpose.

The idea is to discourage the use of this mechanism. This is a different 
goal than the IETF's registration mechanism's.

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