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Re: URI registration process.

From: Christopher R. Hertel <crh@ubiqx.mn.org>
Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2005 17:30:41 -0600
To: "McDonald, Ira" <imcdonald@sharplabs.com>
Cc: "'Tony Hansen'" <tony@att.com>, Adam Atlas <adam@atommic.com>, uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050103233041.GA22683@Favog.ubiqx.mn.org>

On Mon, Jan 03, 2005 at 03:19:29PM -0800, McDonald, Ira wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> The RFC queue delay in publication is currently somewhere between
> 8 and 16 months.  And last call and IESG decision is several more
> months.
> For this calendar year (2005), RFC 2717 is the URI registration
> process, for better or worse.


Hmmm... so by the time mine is ready to go the rules will have changed?  

> PS - Note that there is potential overlap in Paul Hoffman's
> revision of 'file' URI scheme (or Larry Masinter's, if he
> decides to go ahead with it) with 'smb' scheme for UNC names.

I'll look, but the SMB scheme is already in use and covers things like
RFC1001/1002 NBT semantics, NT Domain authentication, and the "Browse
Service" service location protocol.  I doubt that a general-purpose 'file'
scheme is going to cover those aspects of the protocol.  :)

Thanks again!

Chris -)-----

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