Re: link relationship registration [was: New Version Notification for draft-nottingham-http-link-header-03]

On Mon, 2008-12-01 at 12:11 +1100, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> I'm particularly interested in feedback regarding registration  
> requirements, as I think that's the biggest remaining sticking point.  
> Note that it was previously "IESG Approval"; I've changed it to "IETF  
> Review" (nee "IETF Consensus") so that a document is required. Also, I  
> believe this still accommodates other standards orgs (like the W3C)  
> using their processes to publish documents that register entries, just  
> as with media types.

That would surprise me; while there is a significant overlap in the
communities, the IETF does not, in general, accept consensus
in the W3C community in place of consensus in its own community.

The media type registration spec phrases it this way:

3.1.  Standards Tree

   The standards tree is intended for types of general interest to the
   Internet community.  Registrations in the standards tree MUST be
   approved by the IESG and MUST correspond to a formal publication by a
   recognized standards body.  In the case of registration for the IETF
   itself ...


Dan Connolly, W3C
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