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RE: fate of IRI working group in IETF

From: JFC Morfin <jefsey@jefsey.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2013 15:29:13 +0100
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>,John C Klensin <john-ietf@jck.com>, SM <sm@resistor.net>,Jiankang YAO <yaojk@cnnic.cn>
Cc: "public-iri@w3.org" <public-iri@w3.org>
Message-ID: <E1TsDhu-0005jS-Kl@maggie.w3.org>
At 19:44 06/01/2013, Larry Masinter wrote:
>The question and your interests presume the lack of interest is in 
>the topic. But this is not the case. Rather, There is a lack of 
>interest in working within the IETF process.

This is a very interesting statement when I confront it to my 
personal field current experience.

The IETF' switch from the better internet to the more market 
palatable internet (Aug 29th) might actually correspond to this. Like 
a change wehad before from ITU to IETF. This time it is from 
internationalization to multilingualization (as a general metaphore 
in many disciplines). It might not mean many new SDOs but a possible 
switch from internationalizing (Unicode, IETF, etc.) to 
multilingualizing entities, actually from localization to subsidiarity.

I personnally locate the change at RFC 5895. The innetwork is stable, 
reliable, etc. the outnetwork is adaptative, at least on a community 
basis. Languages are good examples of existing communities. 
Technologies may also be (ipads, linux, etc). Architures may also be. 
I experiment the concept with the small IUse community slow emergence 
(Intelligent Use system extensions).

jfc 
Received on Monday, 7 January 2013 14:29:51 UTC

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