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Re: URI registration process.

From: Christopher R. Hertel <crh@ubiqx.mn.org>
Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2005 14:52:18 -0600
To: Adam Atlas <adam@atommic.com>
Cc: uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050103205218.GT18963@Favog.ubiqx.mn.org>

Adam,

Thanks for your message.  This is what I've been doing, for a while now, 
but I heard rumors that there would be a new process for registering URI 
schemes... possibly via the W3C.  Those were rumors, of course.

Thanks again.

Chris -)-----


On Mon, Jan 03, 2005 at 03:24:48PM -0500, Adam Atlas wrote:
> The procedure for registering URI schemes is documented in RFC 2717 - 
> <http://ietf.org/rfc/rfc2717> . See, especially, 3.2, 4.1 (the IETF 
> tree is still the only one). I haven't found any other RFCs that 
> obsolete it, so I guess it's the currently accepted best practice.
> 
> The procedure for submitting a document as an Internet-Draft as a 
> proposed RFC is documented in RFC 2223 - <http://ietf.org/rfc/rfc2223> 
> . The introduction mentions "Memos proposed to be RFCs may be submitted 
> by anyone."
> 
> As far as I can tell, you can just write up your document and submit it 
> to the RFC Editor (rfc-editor@isi.edu) for review. But if you want it 
> to go through the Internet-Draft process within the IETF, it seems you 
> need to be part of one of their working groups. Though it says that if 
> you submit something directly to the RFC Editor, they might refer you 
> to a relevant WG if one exists. I'm not certain (I've never gone 
> through the process), but I hope this helps.
> 
> - Adam
> 
> 
> On Jan 3, 2005, at 2:58 PM, thus spake Christopher R. Hertel:
> 
> >
> >I posted a question to the old IETF list...
> >
> >I heard a while back that there might be a new process for registering 
> >URI
> >schemes.  I've been working--for a few years now--on an Internet Draft 
> >for
> >the SMB URI scheme (implemented by Thursby, Apple, jCIFS, and in 
> >Samba's
> >libsmbclient).
> >
> >What is the current process?
> >
> >Chris -)-----
> >
> >-- 
> >"Implementing CIFS - the Common Internet FileSystem" ISBN: 013047116X
> >Samba Team -- http://www.samba.org/     -)-----   Christopher R. Hertel
> >jCIFS Team -- http://jcifs.samba.org/   -)-----   ubiqx development, 
> >uninq.
> >ubiqx Team -- http://www.ubiqx.org/     -)-----   crh@ubiqx.mn.org
> >OnLineBook -- http://ubiqx.org/cifs/    -)-----   crh@ubiqx.org
> >
> 

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Samba Team -- http://www.samba.org/     -)-----   Christopher R. Hertel
jCIFS Team -- http://jcifs.samba.org/   -)-----   ubiqx development, uninq.
ubiqx Team -- http://www.ubiqx.org/     -)-----   crh@ubiqx.mn.org
OnLineBook -- http://ubiqx.org/cifs/    -)-----   crh@ubiqx.org
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