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Re: RFC 5988 on Web Linking

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2010 09:09:37 +1100
Cc: "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <3148562D-C7F2-4372-8E77-1248EF342785@mnot.net>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On 30/10/2010, at 1:10 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 
> Judging from <http://krijnhoetmer.nl/irc-logs/whatwg/20101029#l-573>, it apparently needs to be clarified that the tracker is not the registry, but simply a tool to keep of registration requests; this should be useful for both those who request registrations and those who review them.
> 
> Once a relation is approved, it will show up in the IANA registry at <http://www.iana.org/assignments/link-relations/link-relations.xhtml>.


Yes. from paramsr.us/about :

> Our goals are to:
> 
> 	 Make it easier for non-experts to register protocol parameters, and
> 	 Make it easier for the people who review protocol parameter requests ("Designated Experts") to get their job done.
> 
> This is not a replacement for IANA as a home for registries, or for the IETF processes around establishing and running them.

I.e., it's completely standalone, and optional (from the perspective of someone making a registration).

Cheers,


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