[Standards-JIG] new top level tag?

Chris Mullins cmullins at winfessor.com
Wed Mar 10 17:32:04 UTC 2004


Richard Dobson [mailto:richard at dobson-i.net]:

[new top level tag]

>> You definitely have a point here. Servers need to support the 
>> routing of this new tag and IQ tags can deliver this specific 
>> content as well [...]

> True, but I think you would have a very hard time justifying the
effort
> required to support this when we already have IQ, [...]

The only reason that would justify the new tag is if the routing and
processing rules are significantly different from IQ. If they are, then
a new tag is justified and fairly compelling. 

If the routing rules are the same as, or similar to, IQ, then it's not
worth looking at. 

-- 
Chris



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