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Re: [admin] url for w3c egov site?

From: Brian Ahier <brianahier@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 15:53:25 -0800
Message-ID: <10d327ba1002221553x71622988hc3d1f14884efb90a@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dave McAllister <dmcallis@adobe.com>
Cc: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>, "public-egov-ig@w3.org" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
I think that all lower case is the best practice to use unless there is a
compelling reason for deviation.

"i imagine that yes is the only living thing" e.e. cummings

On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 3:45 PM, Dave McAllister <dmcallis@adobe.com> wrote:

> 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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