WIMS> Why WIMS should use an IANA-assigned port

WIMS> Why WIMS should use an IANA-assigned port

WIMS> Why WIMS should use an IANA-assigned port

wamwagner at comcast.net wamwagner at comcast.net
Wed Oct 19 19:03:08 EDT 2005


Ira,

No objection provided that it is clear that port 80 can be used as an alternate without being uncompliant.

Bill Wagner

-------------- Original message -------------- 

> Hi, 
> 
> Reading the WIMS URI Scheme over again, I realized that I'd followed 
> the SOAP spec itself (default HTTP port is 80) and not current IETF 
> best practice. 
> 
> The latest IETF NetConf over SOAP draft says SHOULD use IANA-assigned 
> port [tbd] for NetConf over SOAP/HTTP. 
> 
> For that matter, Candidate Standard PWG PSI/1.0 (SOAP/HTTP) says SHALL use 
> port 3800 (IANA-assigned) first and only fallback to port 80 optionally. 
> And PWG IPPFAX (IPP/HTTP) says MUST use IANA-assigned port 3951 as default. 
> 
> I suggest that I apply to Michelle at IANA for a WIMS over SOAP port (she 
> granted one for both PSI and IPPFAX while they were work-in-progress). 
> 
> Comments? 
> 
> Cheers, 
> - Ira 
> 
> 
> Ira McDonald (Musician / Software Architect) 
> Blue Roof Music / High North Inc 
> PO Box 221 Grand Marais, MI 49839 
> phone: +1-906-494-2434 
> email: imcdonald at sharplabs.com 
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