referencing IDNA2008 (and IDNA2003?)

J-F C. Morfin jfc at
Sun Oct 24 00:41:26 CEST 2010

At 05:22 23/10/2010, Adam Barth wrote:
>I'm sad that you've invented your own language for describing things
>that other folks call by other names.  That makes it difficult to
>understand what you're saying.  However, it appears we are in

Dear Adam,

do not be sad. I am happy we are in agreement.

IDNA2008 has acknowledged an evolution of the world digital ecosystem 
network (WDEN) functions assumed by the Internet. We can compare this 
to the Copernican evolution, with the Newtonian revolution equivalent 
under way. It would certainly be strange if the vocabulary of the 
Ptolemeean side/period did fit all of our brave new world needs. It 
is better (and well  in the Internet way) to start using images 
before coining appropriate sophisticated terms.

Never mind, as I underlined it, we will still have to bring the 
Internet up-to-date with the early XXth scientific paradigm. In a 
certain way p2p, cookies, etc. are just doing that: entering the 
world of the general relativity. This is why I say your work is 
important. The internet strata, over the telecom strata, is the 
content strata. Up to now the Internet deals mostly with static 
content (end to end). Cookies (memory stocking in the fringe) permit 
to some extent to deal with ambient content (a content related to 
some kind of location) as p2p may relate to diffuse content concepts. 
More generally the IUI, with OPES Smart Mines, or ONES or Interplus, 
permits to investigate active content (what you receive is what I 
wanted you to receive but I did not send) supported at fringe to fringe level.

Once that stage proven, my current work to try to experiment it 
without creating a conceptual mess, the technology will start being 
able to support its next "end XXth/early XXIst" scientific paradigm 
and the Intersem (semiotic as in Kinect). The Internet of thoughts. 
Through semantic add-ons as a possibly the synergetic evolution of 
mathematic (the science of patterns and structure) and engineering. 
Until IDNA2008 it was difficult to forecast when this could 
practically happen and how. Because it was intellectually blocked by 
a too limited and conservative reading of RFCs.

Since IDNA2008 (various current examples shows it) it is possible to 
say "it is now". Yet this will call an entire newly coordinated 
(networked) approach of the network concepts and notions (starting 
with a new network topology: centralized, decentralized, distributed, 
intricated). At least epistemologists and philosophers gave us a name 
for this endeavor: "diktyology", the science of networks. The 
internet is a very interesting, living, global diktyologic phase of 
the "bit-bang" we can all observe and influence (RFC 3935 states 
something like this: IETF is to influence those that design, use and 
manage the Internet so it works better). Time has come to consider 
what "better" may mean and how to achieve it.

However, beware. Just as IAB felt necessary to correct my reference 
to "diversity" as if it only was a reference to "[linguistic] 
diversity", it would be better if you discussed "cookies" and not 
just "[http] cookies".


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