Re: [Ietf-message-headers] HTTP header registration question

Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org> Tue, 01 January 2008 19:22 UTC

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Sorry for very delayed response -- this message got 'filed' in one of those
dusty corners I only look into occasionally...

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> The standard of definition required will be higher for permanent
>> registration.
> 
> What are the requirements exactly?

Not so much an exact requirement, but I would expect the general quality of
specification to be comparable with that for any standard - sufficient for
creating interoperable implementations, etc.  For provisional registrations, a
more general statement of intent can suffice.

#g


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