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Re: [admin] url for w3c egov site?

From: Harry Holt <harryholt@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 20:30:21 -0500
Message-ID: <7c8072a01002221730u5ca144f3odeba11ece591175e@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Cc: public-egov-ig@w3.org
On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 6:43 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
>
>
>
lowercase +1
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