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Re: Issue with RFC4880 IANA Registrations

2007-11-19 10:31:58

On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 09:56:01AM -0500, Derek Atkins wrote:

Based on this (and David Shaw's) response, it sounds like there
is a bug in the document, because we do NOT actually create that
registry of "extra metadata flags" in the IANA considerations section.

I've CC'd Sam on this and I'll talk to IANA to see what we need
to do to correct this oversight.  I hope we don't need a new document
to correct it, but as the RFC has already been published I don't
know what we can do.  Can you actually create a registry in an

If the errata path doesn't work out, we could publish a brand new
"OpenPGP Notations" document that specifies a notation or two (maybe
formalize the preferred-email-encoding(_at_)pgp(_dot_)com notation into a
standard one).  That document could create the new registry.


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