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RE: [dix] Re: on the dix: URI scheme for DIX/SXIP

From: Scott Hollenbeck <sah@428cobrajet.net>
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 09:56:50 -0500
To: "'Digital Identity Exchange'" <dix@ietf.org>, "'Dan Connolly'" <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: <uri@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000001c64a1c$2bbd3e00$0623520a@charger>




> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Merrells [mailto:merrells@sxip.com] 
> Sent: Friday, March 17, 2006 6:17 PM
> To: Dan Connolly
> Cc: dix@ietf.org; uri@w3.org
> Subject: [dix] Re: on the dix: URI scheme for DIX/SXIP
> 
> 
> On 17-Mar-06, at 1:29 PM, Dan Connolly wrote:
> 
> > Section 7 of http://dixs.org/index.php/Draft-merrells-dix-01.txt
> > says "This document has no IANA Actions." but section 
> 3.2.6. DIX URI 
> > Namespace introduces a new URI scheme.
> 
> My understanding of this is that because the document is an 
> individual submission and not a working group document that 
> there can be no IANA actions from it. If it were a working 
> group document then this document would have to call out 
> 'dix' registration as an action.
> 
> I'm happy to add a comment to the draft to make that clearer though.

Individual submission drafts can have IANA actions.  It happens all the
time.

I do agree that minting a URI scheme is probably not a good idea if other
alternatives are available.

-Scott-
Received on Monday, 20 March 2006 14:56:48 GMT

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