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Re: News and nntp URIs

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 14:41:14 +0100
To: uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <fhuocc$2d5$1@ger.gmane.org>

Charles Lindsey wrote:
> There has been (one-sided) discussion of it on the ietf-nntp list

Yes, a bunch of proposals to overrule STD 66 already discussed here
a year ago.  A proposal to introduce new features for "news" also
discussed here a year ago:

<http://article.gmane.org/gmane.org.w3c.uri/969> (2006-12-05)

The I-D tries to reflect what I think a majority of folks actually 
wanted.  Admittedly I also agree with...

| we came to what seemed to me to be a policy question of whether
| URI schemes are better off defining all of the options one might
| want to use [...] or to intentionally limit the syntax to things
| that can be trusted to be implemented by most all interpreters.
 <http://article.gmane.org/gmane.org.w3c.uri/1182> (2007-09-21)

> If it goes to IETF Last Call in its present state, I shall object  
> vigorously.

Maybe that will help to get new opinions.  There weren't that many
opinions wrt "wildmat" URIs (four, IIRC).

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