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Re: "draft-wilde-sms-uri-19" available

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2009 09:32:58 +0200
Message-ID: <eb19f3360908240032v27b4a937taa8e0b3e11c58c22@mail.gmail.com>
To: Erik Wilde <dret@berkeley.edu>
Cc: uri@w3.org
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On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 3:24 AM, Erik Wilde<dret@berkeley.edu> wrote:
> dear IESG.
> with this email i would like to announce that the internet draft entitled
> "URI Scheme for GSM Short Message Service" has just been updated to version
> draft-wilde-sms-uri-19.
> this new version of draft-wilde-sms-uri updates draft-wilde-sms-uri-18.  the
> text and html versions of the submitted draft can be found at the  following
> locations (and in the relevant IETF places):
> http://dret.net/netdret/docs/draft-wilde-sms-uri-19.txt
> http://dret.net/netdret/docs/draft-wilde-sms-uri-19.html
> the draft's abstract reads:
> This memo specifies the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) scheme "sms" for
> specifying one or more recipients for an SMS message. SMS messages are
> two-way paging messages that can be sent from and received by a mobile phone
> or a suitably equipped networked device.
> thanks a lot and kind regards,
> erik wilde   tel:+1-510-6432253 - fax:+1-510-6425814
>       dret@berkeley.edu  -  http://dret.net/netdret
>       UC Berkeley - School of Information (ISchool)

Looking at the abstract and examples, the scope isn't very clear to me.


 "for specifying one or more recipients for an SMS messages"

- grammar seems funny; "recipients for an SMS message" or "recipients
for SMS messages"
- does an sms: URI identify a recipient in general, or a recipient in
the context of some specific message? I assumed former until I saw

"In this case, a message (initially being set to "hello there", which
may be modified by the user before sending) will be sent via SMS using
the user agent's default SMS delivery method."

It might help if you list the classes of thing that this scheme
provides identifiers for? ie. an sms: URI could be an identifier for

 - a single sms-capable account
 - a list of sms-capable accounts
 - one or more accounts plus a draft message


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