Re: [Uri-review] [xmpp] XMPP jabber: URI scheme not registered?

Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org> Thu, 29 November 2012 15:01 UTC

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On 29/11/2012 04:51, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Please understand that these namespace names are sent only as the
> value of 'xmlns' in XMPP streams. They are not in general use anywhere
> else.

That point may be worth making; e.g.

[[
Applications/protocols that use this URI scheme name.
       Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP).
       These URIs are used only as namespace names within XMPP sreams,
       and are not intended for use in any other situations.
]]

While it's possible to discuss finer points, I think that your draft performs 
the main required function; i.e. it provides essential information about the 
scheme.  Had this existed in the IANA registry, my original question would not 
have arisen.

(FWIW, I thought it was easier to just say "encoded as UTF-8 within XMPP 
streams" than to explain why that's not relevant or out-of-scope.)

So, as Martin says, just "ship it" (with or without the above point).

#g
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