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Re: Status of RFC 1738 -- 'ftp' URI scheme

From: Ira McDonald <blueroofmusic@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2010 12:10:54 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTin4ZCHOVbyu4Bi_nQgpOoniqKCsQHBN6uBh-psO@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Cc: Charles Lindsey <chl@clerew.man.ac.uk>, URI <uri@w3.org>
On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 8:18 AM, John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org> wrote:

> Charles Lindsey scripsit:
>
> > Perhaps this is a good time to point out (which I omitted to do earlier)
> > that the news and nntp schemes have now een published as RFC 5538, so
> > when this ftp scheme is finished perhaps we can finally put RFC 1738 to
> > bed.
>
> Has the file scheme become a separate RFC at last?
>
> --
>
> Unfortunately no - IANA URI Schemes registry says RFC 1738 and this I-D
expired 5 years ago <draft-hoffman-file-uri-03.txt>.

Warts and all, an RFC for file URI is sorely needed IMHO.

Cheers,
- Ira
Received on Wednesday, 29 December 2010 17:11:31 UTC

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