Re: [apps-discuss] The acct: scheme question

Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im> Sun, 01 July 2012 22:02 UTC

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On 7/1/12 9:38 AM, William Mills wrote:
> As susquepedalian as I frequently am, I would change 'discussants' in
> section 2 to "working group".

Those discussions far predated any consideration at the IETF.

> section 3 para 3 "It is not assumed that an entity will necessarily
> be able to interact with a user's account using any particular
> application protocol, such as email...", I understand this but email
> isn't a protocol, SMTP is for example.  Maybe change "email" to SMTP
> there?

Sure.

> Section 4.3:  '"@" domainpart' should be optional.  It's reasonable
> to think this might be used with local account identifiers that
> don/t/need have a domain.

Making the domain name of the service provider implicit seems
ill-advised to me. What's the harm of including the domainpart?

Peter

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