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Re: HTML5 proposes introduction of new family of URI schemes

From: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 19:37:15 +0900
Message-ID: <4F1943DB.7020604@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
On 2012/01/20 19:27, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2012-01-20 11:23, "Martin J. Dürst" wrote:

>> I'm not sure what the difference would be between having e.g.,
>> "web+acme:hello" and "web:acme:hello", except for a multi-level
>> structure where potential inventors of a new protocol/scheme get more
>> confused than necessary.
>> ...
> The difference is mainly process: "web+" needs coordination with and
> approval by the IETF IRI WG, while "web:" is simply one additional new
> URI scheme.

I fully agree that for "web+", some process is needed. But if there's 
agreement on the technical need and solution (which we definitely don't 
have at this moment in time), then the process issue isn't really a big 

Regards,    Martin.
Received on Friday, 20 January 2012 10:37:59 UTC

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