[apps-discuss] Feeling kind of confused about draft-merrick-jms-uri-12

Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> Thu, 27 January 2011 00:58 UTC

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I was asked to review it.  My review was quite negative, challenging
the notion that a URI was even appropriate for this space, and
pointing out some fairly serious problems with the text.  I'd have
expected at least another draft.  Today, the IESG announces that that
draft, with one small change, is being published as an Informational
RFC.

So, what is the purpose of doing apps-area reviews, given that this
one produced no observable effects?

 -Tim