Re: [apps-discuss] Encouraging third party registrations

Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im> Tue, 15 November 2011 04:14 UTC

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Subject: Re: [apps-discuss] Encouraging third party registrations
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On 11/15/11 11:00 AM, Nico Williams wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 8:15 PM, Larry Masinter<masinter@adobe.com>  wrote:
>> Who should a third-party registrar list as the "change controller" ?
>
> If collisions don't matter then who cares?  Just add more collisions :)
>
> Alternatively, how about:
>
>     A third party should not claim to be the owner.
>     The third party could specify an owner, but that should be considered
>        informative.
>     Anyone could make a claim on a registration that has no owner already.
>     Anyone claiming to be the owner of a registration that already has an
>        owner would have to submit their claim to<fill in the blank>  (IESG?),
>        with appeals going to<fill in the blank>  (IAB?).
>
> But I think it's better to just not have to have an owner, nor any
> change control -- it's easier and cheaper that way, particularly if it
> is true that collisions in this namespace are of little consequence.

I think I might buy into that. So the change controller and owner is 
IANA, right? Do we expect that IANA would keep track of who has asked it 
to register or modify any given entry?

Peter

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