[Bitcoin-development] BIP0071 media type registration with IANA

2014-04-26 Thread Ross Nicoll
Dear all, Still going through the payment protocol specifications... the MIME types in BIP0071 aren't IANA registered, and honestly look unlikely to be accepted if they were submitted as-is. Latest RFC on media type registration is RFC 6838, which very strictly restricts what can go in the

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP0071 media type registration with IANA

2014-04-26 Thread Mike Hearn
Bitcoin is not a vendor, so I doubt that would work. I doubt we should spend any time on this. The chance of a string collision is extremely low. The current mime types are fine. On Sat, Apr 26, 2014 at 10:15 PM, Ross Nicoll j...@jrn.me.uk wrote: Dear all, Still going through the payment

Re: [Bitcoin-development] BIP0071 media type registration with IANA

2014-04-26 Thread Jannis Froese
Am 2014-04-26 22:17, schrieb Mike Hearn: Bitcoin is not a vendor, so I doubt that would work. By my interpretation of RFC 6838, the Bitcoin Foundation or even Gavin himself could register a vendor tree for Bitcoin. In the case of the foundation registering, getting the subtree named vdn.bitcoin