Re: [apps-discuss] font/* (and draft-freed-media-type-regs)

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Tue, 22 November 2011 12:32 UTC

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Subject: Re: [apps-discuss] font/* (and draft-freed-media-type-regs)
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On 2011-11-22 13:06, Chris Lilley wrote:
> On Monday, November 21, 2011, 8:54:36 PM, Julian wrote:
>
> JR>  On 2011-11-21 13:22, Chris Lilley wrote:
>>> ...
>>> No, not yet, since that requires a stable document to reference,and changes are still possible as a result of Candidate Recommendation implementation experience.
>>> ...
>
> JR>  Well, the (dated) CR is also stable, right?
>
> All dated /TR documents are stable, in that sense.
>
> My understanding was that the IESG wanted a document that was final and would serve as a reference for some time. A CR might (hopefully,would be) be superceeded in 6 months.
> ...

Well, if it's 6 months that would be ok. However I have the impression 
that the time between implementations coming out an full rec usually is 
something taking many years; in which case not having the media type 
registered isn't helping anybody...

Best regards, Julian