Re: [apps-discuss] Encouraging third party registrations

"Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp> Tue, 15 November 2011 11:14 UTC

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Subject: Re: [apps-discuss] Encouraging third party registrations
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Graham - Very good idea!   Regards,   Martin.

On 2011/11/15 17:20, Graham Klyne wrote:

> I think a wiki-FAQ linked from each registry page could go a long way to
> help.
>
> [[
> Make registration procedures / contacts / requirements / guidelines
> available in a user-friendly format (NOT just an RFC) linked from the
> registry page. E.g., give each registry some wiki space linked from its
> registry page.
> ]]
> -- http://www.w3.org/wiki/FriendlyRegistries#Clear_Process
>
> If we want a simple enhancement to smooth the path of registration, I
> think this is something we could do now which could have a significant
> effect, without updating any RFCs, etc. As reviewer for URIs and Header
> fields, I'd be happy to put up some initial content for those. Maybe a
> common list of FAQs to get this started; e.g.
>
> q. Who can register a <foo>?
>
> q. What are the requirements for registering a <foo>?
>
> q. Where should I send my request to register <foo>?
>
> q. What happens next?
>
> q. Who should I contact if I'm not happy with a response to my request?
>
> q. Who has the final say about any registration request?
>
> q. What do I do if I think there is an error in a registration?
>
> q. How do I update a registration?
>
> q. [How] can I add a comment to a registration?
>
> (I've added this suggestion to
> http://www.w3.org/wiki/FriendlyRegistries#Clear_Process)
>
> #g
>