Will Gemini ever become a standardized protocol?
almaember at disroot.org
Thu Mar 25 07:26:03 GMT 2021
On Thu, 25 Mar 2021 02:13:02 +0000
Jordan <jordan at crowesnest.io> wrote:
> Eh, I couldnt care less if it does or not. What would the big
> benefits be if it does?
> -------- Original Message --------
> On Mar 24, 2021, 6:16 PM, almaember wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I was wondering. Right now, Gemini uses a non-registered protocol
> > schema (gemini://) and a non-registered MIME-type (text/gemini).
> > The specification is a self-identified "pseudo-specification", and
> > is often not specific enough, leading to a number of de facto
> > standards, and the main website took a descriptive approach, and
> > simply collected these "standards".
> > I understand that this is a very young protocol, but I wanted to
> > post this question anyway. Do you think Gemini will ever become a
> > standard? Even if not a standard published by a big organization
> > like the ISO, ECMA, IETF or IEEE, will text/gemini and the gemini
> > url scheme ever be registered with the IANA?
> > Cheers,
> > almaember
> > : https://gemini.circumlunar.space/docs/best-practices.gm
One benefit would be a more definitive standard. We could also register
the port so no other software will use it.
And Gemini might also get into projects like cURL.
More information about the Gemini