Date: Tue, 21 Jan 1997 15:37:19 -0800 (PST) From: Chris Newman <Chris.Newman@innosoft.com> Subject: Re: draft-ietf-url-process-00 In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF URI list <email@example.com> Message-Id: <Pine.SOL.3.95.970121153311.23749Dfirstname.lastname@example.org> > > URL schemes will have either a standards track RFC, or else they > > will be a registration at IANA. where include the whole draft. URL > > schemes will have a review panel, appointed by IETF AD, who may not > > reject a URL scheme but who may provide a 2 sentence recommendation > > about the use of the URL scheme. Conflicting registrations are > > possible for non-standard URL schemes, and the order in the IANA > > list of conflicting registrations will be determined by a random > > number generator. I like the "accept everything but damn the bad ones" paradigm, but conflicting registrations should be first-come-first-serve. One of the two primary purposes of a registry is to prevent incompatible uses of the same string.