Re: Report on testing of the link relations registry

On 02.09.2010 22:13, Aryeh Gregor wrote:
> ...
> On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 9:28 AM, Julian Reschke<>  wrote:
>> I agree that some registries are not complete. I disagree that it's
>> necessarily the IANA's fault. The SVG issue is a nice example for that.
> Whose fault it is is entirely irrelevant for our purposes.  If the
> IANA registry were hard to use because its servers went down on a
> monthly basis due to being struck by meteors because a former IANA
> executive was the subject of a gypsy curse, it would still be hard to
> use, and we would want to look for alternatives.  That it's not their
> fault is no compensation for the fact that it doesn't work.
> ...

It *does* work, but it requires people to actually attempt the 
registration, and potentially fix problems with the registration. That 
is a *feature*.

Best regards, Julian

Received on Thursday, 2 September 2010 20:25:03 UTC