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Re: [idn] draft-klensin-dns-role-00.txt and the author's presentation
- To: Hideyo Imazu <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: [idn] draft-klensin-dns-role-00.txt and the author's presentation
- From: John C Klensin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2000 05:07:07 -0500
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- Delivery-date: Mon, 18 Dec 2000 02:07:46 -0800
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--On Tuesday, 12 December, 2000 10:15 -0800 Hideyo Imazu
> I observed John Klensin's presentation at the Monday slot of
> IDN in the IETF meeting. I also read through the IETF Draft.
> Having said that, my interpretation of his presentation is
> "now is the time to rethink and overhaul the current resource
> locating schemes in which DNS has the central role." After
> the overhaul we might end up having a next generation DNS
> with directory like feature or some hierarchical directory
> scheme with an innovative design concept. Or we might
> introduce a generic resource locating layer between
> application and DNS. All Internet applications including web
> and email would eventually be based on the new resource
> locating scheme.
> John, is this what you really mean? Do you have any
> particular plan to form a BOF or WG for it? What other IDN
> folks think?
That is, indeed, what I really meant. Still exploring plans
--with the IESG and others-- about how to pursue this. I'd
personally be happy to have the IDN group take it up, but I
infer from Wednesday's meeting that it will need to be done
elsewhere if at all.