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RE: Review of IETF netann Draft

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2004 11:01:40 -0500
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.J.20040227105934.04425f98@localhost>
To: "Eric Burger" <eburger@snowshore.com>
Cc: <uri@w3.org>

At 17:24 04/02/23 -0500, Eric Burger wrote:

> > From: Martin Duerst [mailto:duerst@w3.org]

> > At 12:50 04/02/19 -0500, Eric Burger wrote:
> >
> > >The IETF Internet Draft Basic Network Media Services with SIP,
> > >http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-burger-sipping-netann-08.txt,
> > >amongst other things establishes a URI convention for
> > addressing named
> > >resources at an automaton (in this case, a media server).


> > One solution to this problem may be to change
> >      sip:annc@example.net....
> > to
> >      sip:special-annc@example.net
> > (choose whatever appropriate for the 'special' prefix).
>
>In theory, any special prefix suffers the same problem.  "annc" takes away 
>from the namespace the same as "special-annc".
>
>In practice, it is in fact the way SIP is used that makes the namespace 
>issue a non-problem.  The "reserved" users are typically at a device or 
>proxy.  They are not exposed externally, as discussed in Section 6 of the 
>draft.

I have way not enough SIP knowledge to try to give you examples
how this might change in the future. But I'm also sure that you
cannot predict the future. Better be careful now than sorry
later.


Regards,    Martin.
Received on Friday, 27 February 2004 11:25:09 UTC

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