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Re: URI registration process.

From: Tony Hansen <tony@att.com>
Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2005 16:47:06 -0500
Message-ID: <41D9BD5A.4000906@att.com>
To: "Christopher R. Hertel" <crh@ubiqx.mn.org>, Adam Atlas <adam@atommic.com>
CC: uri@w3.org

See draft-hansen-2717bis-2718bis-uri-guidelines-01.txt for the 
replacement to the URI registration process. It is just about to go 
through the last call process, so will hopefully be published in a few 
months. The new process is much simpler than the old process.

	Tony Hansen
	tony@att.com

Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> 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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