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Re: Registering the about: URI scheme

From: Joseph A Holsten <joseph@josephholsten.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 09:21:25 -0600
Message-Id: <C47C1FB5-F6A0-48FE-84CA-E37EAC8EF342@josephholsten.com>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

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On Jan 27, 2009, at 8:12 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> Joseph A Holsten wrote:
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>> Julian,
>> Everything sounds fine, some questions inline.
>>
>> Julian Reschke wrote:
>>> - on the front page, note where feedback should go (IMHO the best
>>> place would be the IETF uri-review mailing list)
>> I haven't seen any other draft do this, so I'm unsure of where should
>> this go. Abstract? uri-review sounds fine. Too bad the place is a  
>> spam
>
> Example: <http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-httpbis-p1- 
> messaging-05>
> (so after the Abstract).
Seems fine

>> haven: http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/uri-review
>
> AFAIK, only the archive is being spammed (and somebody is working on
> fixing this).
I'm finding http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/uri/ more useful than  
uri-review, without respect to the spam.
>
>> ...
>>> - "About URIs are always escaped, as per [RFC3986]" - that's kind of
>>> misleading; either remove it, or clarify what you mean by that.
>> tag URI (RFC4151) says "In the interests of tractability to  
>> humans, tags
>> SHOULD NOT be minted with percent-encoded parts.  However, the tag
>> syntax does allow percent-encoded characters in the "pchar"  
>> elements".
>> Will that do?
>
> Yes. I'd just relax the "SHOULD NOT" to something like "is  
> discouraged".
>
>> ...
>
> BR, Julian

http://josephholsten.com

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