Re: Yet another victim of the "we need our own URN" myth: New Zealand

On 2/9/06, Roy T. Fielding <> wrote:
>It would be better for the TAG to
> write a finding that contradicts the long-held and foolish opinion
> in the IETF that made-up name registries like URN are somehow better
> than made-up name registries like DNS.

We tried doing that[1] in the IETF, partly in response to
uriMediaType-9[2], and though we had some support, we didn't drive it
hard enough IMO.

Actually, I'm supposed to upgrade it to address BCP 81 (aka RFC
3688[3]) shortly.  Stay tuned.


Mark Baker.  Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.

Received on Thursday, 9 February 2006 20:01:27 UTC