Re: URL Process List

Ian King (
Thu, 13 Feb 1997 10:51:37 -0800

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From: Ian King <>
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Subject: RE: URL Process List
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 1997 10:51:37 -0800

That someone was me.  :-)  Microsoft is very interested in the work of
this group (which is why I'm involved).  I second Rich's encouragement
for folks to make comments on Larry's well-written draft.  The time to
get this sort of process and structure in place is NOW, while we're
still at least slightly ahead of the curve.  

Ian King, QA Lead <>
Microsoft Information Retrieval		WARNING: Dates on calendar are
Internet Services Business Unit		       closer than they appear.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: []
>Sent:	Thursday, February 13, 1997 8:59 AM
>Subject:	Re: URL Process List
>As someone trying to get some new URL schemes through the process, I think
>defining this process is very important.  And, as I think someone pointed
>out at the San Jose BOF, companies are more likely to follow a
>standradization process if it is well-defined.  Right now we have people
>and companies creating and using non-standard URL schemes without much
>attention being paid to consistency and interoperability.
>I think it would be worth scheduling a meeting in memphis to discuss the
>I-D and plan a roadmap mor completing this process.
>     Dan
>Dan Zigmond
>Wink Communications