Re: httpy:// Ben Laurie (
Sun, 14 May 2000 11:58:11 +0100

"Mark S. Miller" wrote:
> At 09:26 AM 5/13/00 , Tyler Close wrote:
> >Mark, I remember you doing something with IANA to register pluribus. I
> >remember this gave pluribus its port number, did it also give it the
> >'cap' protocol identifier? What would I do if I wanted the 'httpy'
> >name?
> No sorry. I just requested & got a port number (3469). I never requested
> "cap:" or any other protocol identifier, so I don't know.

I'm investigating how we go about registering httpy:. The namespace is controlled by IANA, as I suspected, but I'm finding out precisely what we have to do. I suspect the answer is getting an RFC approved, which is going to be non-trivial.