Fwd: Re: I-D ACTION:draft-fenner-literal-zone-02.txt

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Fwd: Re: I-D ACTION:draft-fenner-literal-zone-02.txt

Martin J. Dürst

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Regards,   Martin.

 >Date: Sun, 06 Nov 2005 19:10:53 +0100
 >From: Juergen Schoenwaelder <[hidden email]>
 >Subject: Re: I-D ACTION:draft-fenner-literal-zone-02.txt
 >To: "JINMEI Tatuya / ?$B?@L@C#:H" <[hidden email]>
 >Cc: Bill Fenner <[hidden email]>, [hidden email],[hidden email]
 >Reply-To: [hidden email]
 >Mail-Followup-To: "JINMEI Tatuya / ?$B?@L@C#:H"
 ><[hidden email]>,Bill Fenner <[hidden email]>,
 >[hidden email], [hidden email]

 >On Mon, Nov 07, 2005 at 02:54:18AM +0900, JINMEI Tatuya / ?$B?@L@C#:H wrote:
 >
 >[...]
 >
 >> It would be very confusing for the user to see they can simply reuse
 >> the output of the diagnostic tool in some cases and they need to
 >> convert the output in some other cases.
 >
 >I am with you here. And it might happen that implementations actually
 >accept the cut'n'paste friendly format #3, even if that is not what
 >the spec calls for.
 >
 >> Meanwhile, since the use of scope-zone notation must be limited within
 >> a single node, the auxiliary notation (with v1 and +) that conforms to
 >> the URI syntax doesn't actually help/affect interoperability.
 >
 >I would be careful about this. Management applications, for example,
 >might write URIs containing zone ids to boxes to tell them what to do
 >or read them just to find out what is going on. I agree that the
 >interpretation is only meaningful within the context of the node; the
 >interpretation, however, may happen very well outside the node.
 >
 >What is my position on this? I am undecided. As a user, I strongly
 >dislike the notation #1 (and I doubt many humans will ever use it) but
 >at the same time I do understand why the notation #3 makes people feel
 >pretty unhappy.
 >
 >/js
 >
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 >Juergen Schoenwaelder    International University Bremen
 ><http://www.eecs.iu-bremen.de/>    P.O. Box 750 561, 28725 Bremen, Germany