On 30/12/2008, at 7:56 AM, Joe Abley wrote:
Am I missing something, or is enum a nice technical
can, almost by definition, never be deployed?
enum itself can easily be deployed: there's no reason an alternative
enum registry couldn't be built under e164.*.nz without needing any
permission from anyone.
The only drawback is that software wouldn't be preconfigured to look
there, but how much software already looks at 4.6.e164.arpa anyway? I
don't work with VoIP every day, so maybe e164 has been widely deployed
while I wasn't looking, but I'd be surprised...
Maybe, if an alternative registry was set up and proved to be
reasonably popular, MED could be convinced to hand over 4.6.e164.arpa,
and e164.*.nz could just become an alias. That's probably a pretty big
maybe, but the alternative registry would still be useful if that
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