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Re: FYI -- draft ietf uri doc

From: Leslie Daigle <leslie@thinkingcat.com>
Date: Sat, 02 Sep 2000 15:45:08 -0400
Message-ID: <39B158C4.DB90D608@thinkingcat.com>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@kiwi.ICS.UCI.EDU>
CC: uri@w3.org

A few reasons, including the fact that informational RFCs "don't
count" (except to marketroids who view all RFCs as standards, when

I disagree that having a metadocument is inappropriate -- we need
one reference point for URIs, and as long as we continue to develop
the space by independant documentation (which does seem to be the
best way to to do it), the simplest, easiest to keep-up-to-date
path is a metaspec.


"Roy T. Fielding" wrote:
> Why are you doing this as a standard instead of an informational spec?
> The various specifications that are being referred to are not at
> the same level of standardization, so creating a meta-standard is
> not appropriate.
> ....Roy


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Leslie Daigle
Received on Saturday, 2 September 2000 15:52:17 UTC

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