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Re: web+ and registerProtocolHandler

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012 16:09:32 +0200
Cc: Barry Leiba <barryleiba@computer.org>, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>, Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie>, "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im>, "michel@suignard.com" <michel@suignard.com>, "tony@att.com" <tony@att.com>, "plh@w3.org" <plh@w3.org>, "adil@diwan.com" <adil@diwan.com>, "ted.ietf@gmail.com" <ted.ietf@gmail.com>, "John O'Conner" <jooconne@adobe.com>, "presnick@qualcomm.com" <presnick@qualcomm.com>, "chris@lookout.net" <chris@lookout.net>, "public-ietf-w3c@w3.org" <public-ietf-w3c@w3.org>
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To: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>
On Sep 17, 2012, at 03:08 , Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com> wrote:
> Most of the people who are "in favor" of registerProtocolHandler don't go to IETF meetings at all, so talking about it at IETF won't be helpful.

Yes, that's unlikely to help much if at all.

> Some of them don't show up at W3C meetings either, but at least some of them will be at W3C TPAC  http://www.w3.org/2012/10/TPAC/ the week before.

Not everyone is at TPAC but I reckon that if you convince the people who are indeed there you'll have more than enough stakeholders to effect a change.

> If the web community (through WHATWG or W3C or whatever) propose standards that impact non-web applications and clients, what is a sensible process for technical review? 

Expect a *lot* more of that. The endgame for many is that "non-Web applications" would be something of the past.

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
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