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Re: URI lifecycle (Was: Owning URIs)

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Mon, 25 May 2009 12:01:31 -0400
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: John Graybeal <graybeal@mbari.org>, semantic-web <semantic-web@w3.org>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1243267291.17404.380.camel@dbooth-laptop>
On Wed, 2009-05-20 at 12:59 -0400, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> David Booth wrote:
> > Hi John,
> >
> > Re: "The URI Lifecycle in Semantic Web Architecture":
> > http://dbooth.org/2009/lifecycle/
[ . . . ]
> > In simple terms, the URI owner is the owner of the domain from which the
> > URI is allocated, or the owner's delegate.  For example, if John owns
> > domain foo.example.com then John is the owner of all URIs allocated
> > within that domain, such as http://foo.example.com/bar/whiz/bang .
> > However, John could delegate minting authority to all or part of his URI
> > space.  For example, John could delegate minting authority for all URIs
> > matching http://foo.example.com/lucinda/* to Lucinda.  
> >   
> David,
> 
> What about describing this in terms of: Data Space or URI Space ownership?
> 
> You are describing functionality that should be integral to any Data 
> Space or URI Space platform that plugs into the Internet ?

Not sure what you mean by "Data Space".  By "URI owner" and "URI
allocation" I'm referring to the AWWW notion of URI ownership:
http://www.w3.org/TR/webarch/#uri-ownership


-- 
David Booth, Ph.D.
Cleveland Clinic (contractor)

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