[Standards-JIG] new top level tag?

Richard Dobson richard at dobson-i.net
Wed Mar 10 17:46:43 UTC 2004


>>> 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.

And even if the routing/processing rules are not completely the same it
would still have to be proven that they could not be modified to fit in with
IQ.

Richard




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