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Re: [Uri-review] ws: and wss: schemes

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2009 08:01:34 +0200
Message-ID: <4A7BC33E.5070805@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: uri-review@ietf.org, uri@w3.org, hybi@ietf.org
Ian Hickson wrote:
> The formal registrations for the ws: and wss: schemes, part of the Web 
> Socket protocol, will be available in the Web Socket protocol ID as soon 
> as the IETF upload process completes:
> 
>    http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-hixie-thewebsocketprotocol#section-7

Looking at:

> 7.1. Registrarion of ws: scheme
> 
> 
>    URI scheme name.
>       ws
> 
>    Status.
>       Permanent.
> 
>    URI scheme syntax.
>       "ws" ":" hier-part [ "?" query ]

I assume you are using ABNF syntax (RFC5234) and terminology from the 
URI spec, but you really need to state that.

>    URI scheme semantics.
>       The only operation for this scheme is to open a connection using
>       the Web Socket protocol.
> 
>    Encoding considerations.
>       UTF-8 only.

What does this mean?

>    Applications/protocols that use this URI scheme name.
>       Web Socket protocol.
> 
>    Interoperability considerations.
>       None.
> 
>    Security considerations.
>       See "Security considerations" section above.
> 
>    Contact.
>       Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
> 
>    Author/Change controller.
>       Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
> ...

I believe that for a permanent registry on the standards track, change 
control will have to move to IETF or IESG.

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 7 August 2009 06:02:25 GMT

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