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Re: [admin] url for w3c egov site?

From: Dave McAllister <dmcallis@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 15:45:56 -0800
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>, "public-egov-ig@w3.org" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C7A85734.4327%dmcallis@adobe.com>
I vote for the all lower case one


On 2/22/10 3:43 PM, "Sandro Hawke" <sandro@w3.org> wrote:

> 
> Someone pointed out recently that the /2007/ in our URLs, like
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/
> http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/IG/wiki/Main_Page
> ... etc
> 
> is confusing and unnecessary.  (It comes from a W3C practice that made a
> lot more sense when it started in 1998 than it does now.)  I've gotten
> approval to remove it.  The old URLs with /2007/ in them will be
> redirected, so no links or bookmarks should break.
> 
> The question is, whic of these would we prefer:
> 
>       http://www.w3.org/eGov     (uppercase G)
> or    http://www.w3.org/egov     (lowercase G)
> 
> Mixed case URLs tend to be harder to get right, and I don't think people
> will misunderstand "egov", so I have a mild preference for the second
> option.  Any thoughts?
> 
>    -- Sandro
> 
> 
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