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RE: Review of IETF netann Draft

From: Eric Burger <eburger@snowshore.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2004 15:56:34 -0500
Message-ID: <4A3384433CE2AB46A63468CB207E209DB1A1C5@zoe.office.snowshore.com>
To: "Martin Duerst" <duerst@w3.org>
Cc: <uri@w3.org>

If we were to assume that a URL -at a host- somehow leaked out as a URI -in a domain-, would John's proposal, to prepend the user name with 'sip' and postfix it with 'master' alleviate the potential problem?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin Duerst [mailto:duerst@w3.org]
> Sent: Friday, February 27, 2004 11:02 AM
> To: Eric Burger
> Cc: uri@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Review of IETF netann Draft
> 
> 
> 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-neta
nn-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 15:56:35 UTC

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