Re: [apps-discuss] status and name

Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> Sat, 19 November 2011 01:34 UTC

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Perhaps this could be communicated to ICANN.

/me ducks


On 14/11/2011, at 2:05 PM, Dave CROCKER wrote:

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> On 11/15/2011 5:53 AM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
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>> The same principle has emerged from discussions on the "Happy IANA" list (i.e.,
>> registration of parameters does not imply advancement along a standardization
>> path). I sense a theme...
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> It's actually closer to a principle.
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> It is extremely natural to want names to carry deep semantics.  It's an easy place to put parametric information.  Unfortunately it seems to always create problems, most notably when there is a change in state, which is exactly the concern we are dealing with in the draft.
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