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Re: [Uri-review] ssh URI

From: Steve Suehring <suehring@braingia.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 07:49:28 -0500
To: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Cc: uri-review@ietf.org, uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <20091014124928.GA16922@braingia.org>
On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 12:21:56AM -0400, David Booth wrote:
>  - I actually think an ssh: scheme is one of the most justifiable
> proposals for a new scheme that I have seen lately, because ssh already
> has widespread adoption, and I would not be at all upset to see it go
> through.  In the long run it would be convenient.  But the ability to
> serve useful information and software as a fallback for clients that do
> not recognize SSH URIs is an undeniable benefit of http URIs, and I do
> not think any proposal for a new scheme should be considered complete
> without serious consideration of these potential benefits. 


Thank you for your input on the http prefix for the ssh uri.  I think 
the general consensus and what I'm reading from your message indicates 
that we'll continue to move forward with the ssh draft as-is, opting for 
a new uri scheme as you indicate.  

We have some revisions to make to the draft itself based on feedback 
here about the location of the fingerprint and feedback from from the 
ssh working group mailing list.  When we get that revisions settled 
we'll submit it back to these mailing lists for a final walkthrough.

Thanks everyone for their input.

Received on Wednesday, 14 October 2009 12:52:07 UTC

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