[whatwg] defining new HTTP headers

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Thu Sep 25 03:11:40 PDT 2008

On Thu, 25 Sep 2008 12:04:46 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de>  
> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> This e-mail from January 27 never got a reply:
>> http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/ietf-message-headers/current/msg00085.html  
>>   Several changes to the specification have since then be made,  
>> including changing header names again, but that happened in August.  
>> Between January and August nobody got back to me. I'm not really  
>> inclined to get the Provisional Message Header Field Registry fixed at  
>> this point.
> Nobody is expected to get back to you.

I didn't know that.

> As far as I can tell, you are supposed to email IANA:
> <http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3864#section-4.3>:
>        Send a copy of the template to the designated email discussion
>        list [33] [34].  Allow a reasonable period - at least 2 weeks -
>        for discussion and comments, then send the template to IANA at the
>        designated email address [35].  IANA will publish the template
>        information if the requested name and the specification document
>        meet the criteria noted in Section 4.1 and Section 4.2.2, unless
>        the IESG or their designated expert have requested that it not be
>        published (see Section 4.4).  IESG's designated expert should
>        confirm to IANA that the registration criteria have been
>        satisfied.
> Did you?

No, I was awaiting a reply.

Anne van Kesteren

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