[Council] Fwd: Re: [Standards] urn:xmpp:langtrans#items

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Mon Jun 7 09:40:46 CDT 2010


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Subject: Re: [Standards] urn:xmpp:langtrans#items
Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2010 08:40:10 -0600
From: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im>
Reply-To: XMPP Standards <standards at xmpp.org>
To: XMPP Extension Discussion List <standards at xmpp.org>

On 5/5/10 8:02 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> XEP-0171 defines "urn:xmpp:langtrans#items" as a protocol namespace.
> However, Section 2.3.2 of RFC 2141 discourages the use of "#" in URNs:
>    RFC 1630 [2] reserves the characters "/", "?", and "#" for particular
>    purposes. The URN-WG has not yet debated the applicability and
>    precise semantics of those purposes as applied to URNs. Therefore,
>    these characters are RESERVED for future developments.  Namespace
>    developers SHOULD NOT use these characters in unencoded form, but
>    rather use the appropriate %-encoding for each character.
> Therefore in my role as XMPP Registrar I would counsel us to change this
> URN to "urn:xmpp:langtrans:items".

I have heard from the authors of XEP-0171 off-list and they approve of
this change. I'll raise this issue in the next XMPP Council meeting.


Peter Saint-Andre

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