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Re: Registration of acct: as a URI scheme has been requested

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2012 01:30:46 +0200
To: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <avshu7984okj261jugdt9td4lmuis2p45b@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Graham Klyne wrote:
>Thus, while URIs from different schemes may be dereferenced to obtain web pages, 
>mailboxes, etc., the acct: scheme is specifically intended to return user 
>account description(s) when dereferenced, and to obtain said description(s) 
>using the WebFinger protocol.  No other URI scheme does that.
>While I might agree that it's not the most compelling candidate for a new URI 
>scheme, I think it does meet the expectations for such a scheme, and there does 
>appear to be a significant community who want the capability it provides.

My impression is largely similiar. I also think people who think this
scheme should not be registered should post to <uri-review@ietf.org>.
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