Will Gemini ever become a standardized protocol?

shaun shaun at gerhildt.space
Thu Mar 25 08:35:49 GMT 2021


 
 
 

 
I think you mean   tivoli-npm ;)  
 

 
 https://www.iana.org/assignments/service-names-port-numbers/service-names-port-numbers.xhtml?&page=35
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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> On Mar 25, 2021 at 4:26 AM, Genro  <gemini-lists.orbitalfox.eu at box559.com>  wrote:
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>  almaember wrote on 2021-03-25 12:26 a.m.: 
> >  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[1] 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 
> >>>  
> >>>  [1]:  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. 
>
>
> The port is already registered - to someone else. 
>
> Port 1965 has been assigned for years to "qsm-gui." 
>
> See 
> https://www.iana.org/assignments/service-names-port-numbers/service-names-port-numbers.xhtml?&page=19    
>  
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