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Re: Unofficial but common URI schemes

From: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im>
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2012 10:33:01 -0600
Message-ID: <50004DBD.4040208@stpeter.im>
To: Dave Thaler <dthaler@microsoft.com>
CC: "public-iri@w3.org" <public-iri@w3.org>
On 7/12/12 2:04 PM, Dave Thaler wrote:
> In a previous meeting I believe we agreed that we should encourage
> third-party
> 
> registrations of URI schemes that the owners didn’t register.   And
> indeed we
> 
> updated the language (e.g. around security considerations) to clarify
> how to do so.
> 
>  
> 
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/URI_scheme lists 71 unregistered URI schemes in
> 
> the “Unofficial but common URI schemes”.   So it seems the right thing
> to do is
> 
> to try to follow the 4395bis process for all 71 of them.
> 
>  
> 
> Not doing so would mean, IMO, we’d basically be leaving Wikipedia to be the
> 
> unofficial registry that people will actually use (and check for
> uniqueness when
> 
> submitting registrations) instead of the IANA registry.
> 
>  
> 
> I expect we’d want them all to be provisional (not permanent), and that
> we don’t
> 
> want a mailing list review of all 71 of them.
> 
>  
> 
> Does this sound reasonable?   Just want to check before submitting 71 IANA
> requests for third-party registrations.

It does sound reasonable. I hope you wrote a little script to automate
all of that. :)

Peter

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