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Re: Review of IETF netann Draft

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 18:57:51 +0000
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To: "Eric Burger" <eburger@snowshore.com>, <uri@w3.org>

Hi Eric!

I didn't notice the change as SIP was being developed, but somewhere along 
the line the SIP URI scheme (RFC 2543) seems to have slipped from following 
the generic pattern, used by http and others (with the "authority" 
component introduced by "//"), to a pattern that looks more like 
mailto:.  Given that it incorporates things like usernames and passwords, 
that seems like an unfortunate slippage, but I suppose it's to late to fix 
that now.


At 12:50 19/02/04 -0500, Eric Burger wrote:

>The IETF Internet Draft Basic Network Media Services with SIP, 
>amongst other things establishes a URI convention for addressing named 
>resources at an automaton (in this case, a media server).
>Input is solicited on the use and applicability of a URI convention in the 
>sip: and sips: URI scheme.
>Thank you for your consideration.

Graham Klyne
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