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

Ned Freed <ned.freed@mrochek.com> Mon, 21 November 2011 20:12 UTC

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

> Well, the (dated) CR is also stable, right?

> I believe it would be better overall to register early, and then to
> update the registration later on.

+1

And there is no need to change any rules to allow this. The decision of when to
register a type is entirely up to the standards body doing the the registering.

The word "stable" appears nowhere in RFC 4288.

				Ned