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RE: [admin] url for w3c egov site?

From: Hugh Barnes <Hugh.Barnes@nehta.gov.au>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 09:54:41 +1000
Message-ID: <AF71EBF47E5747479974EC646B5A3F610117A80F@WIC004EBCLV3.exchange.server-login.com>
To: "Sandro Hawke" <sandro@w3.org>
Cc: <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-egov-ig-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:public-egov-ig-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Sandro Hawke
> Sent: Tuesday, 23 February 2010 9:44 AM
> To: public-egov-ig@w3.org
> Subject: [admin] url for w3c egov site?

> 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?

I'm shocked. Do sites really still operate with case-sensitive paths? I suggest a 303 redirect from the mixed case form if the server can't be globally reconfigured. Either way, lowercase should be the canonical form.

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