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Re: [admin] url for w3c egov site?

From: Mills Davis <mdavis@project10x.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 07:49:32 -0500
Message-Id: <25A54EB9-7B60-4BD5-83D6-33B3F78F3F47@project10x.com>
Cc: eGovIG IG <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
lowercase
On Feb 23, 2010, at 7:11 AM, Chris Beer wrote:

> On 23/02/2010 10:43 AM, Sandro Hawke 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
> 
> Just curious btw - will the rest of the URL be in suite?
> 
> eg: will it be http://www.w3.org/egov/ig/wiki/Main_Page (assuming we won't mess with page filenames)
> 
> or http://www.w3.org/egov/IG/wiki/Main_Page
> 
> (Oh - and while I think of it, should we make the title of the Main Page "eGovernment  Interest Group" or "eGovIG" instead of "EGOVIG"?)
> 

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