[taugh.com-johnl] Re: [feedback-report] How's that revised ARF
draft coming along?
steve at word-to-the-wise.com
Mon May 7 18:24:43 PDT 2007
On May 7, 2007, at 6:14 PM, Yakov Shafranovich wrote:
> John R Levine wrote:
>>> Whether registry entries need policing enforcement, rather than
>>> bookkeeping rules, is a basic question to decide now.
>> I'm with you, so long as the proposed entry has a description of
>> what it
>> does that is reasonably coherent, add it in. We're talking about
>> strings here, it's not like we're going to run out of namespace.
> Fine with me then. Here is the relevant option from IANA rfc:
>> First Come First Served - Anyone can obtain an assigned number, so
>> long as they provide a point of contact and a brief
>> description of what the value would be used for. For
>> numbers, the exact value is generally assigned by the
>> with names, specific names are usually requested.
>> Examples: vnd. (vendor assigned) MIME types [MIME-REG],
>> and UDP port numbers.
Works for me. It's not actually going to be used as reference by
anyone developing software to parse ARF reports, but if it gets
ARF senders who have the same needs to work together so they're
using the same approach then a simple registry should work
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