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Re: public/catalog [was: Re: ERB Decisions of March 26th]



| >| The point is that the data structure (the FPI) already exists, and
| >| people want to use it, even as a placeholder.
| >
| >Here's the problem.  Most users who have expressed an opinion (this
| >includes myself) want public identifiers.  But most implementors who
| >have expressed an opinion won't have anything to do with them until a
| >behavior is specified.  
| 
| That's perfectly understandable, and I have no problem with it.
| What I can't work out is why no-one's prepared even to propose a
| behaviour: it doesn't even have to be compulsory (pace Terry).

Paul Grosso *has* proposed a behavior.  If the WG would accept the
fact that we're not going anywhere without a default behavior and get
to work on the one that's been proposed, we might start making some
progress on this.

Jon


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