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Re: Colon symbol in URI?

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2011 13:31:50 -0400
Message-ID: <CAFKQJ8mAZQG7QSKZwWm=MF5Azq6vOn2gPQDkx2eNxMFMHk0fig@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dave Reynolds <dave.e.reynolds@gmail.com>
Cc: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>, OWL Development Mailing List <public-owl-dev@w3.org>, zhutchok@ebi.ac.uk
On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 12:34 PM, Dave Reynolds
<dave.e.reynolds@gmail.com> wrote:
> So "SMTH:0000353" is a legal segment and "/obo/SMTH:0000353" a legal
> path and "http://purl.obofoundry.org/obo/SMTH:0000353" a legal URI.
> Isn't it?

I believe it is. However for reasons described we choose not to use
colons in URIs and document this policy at
http://obofoundry.org/id-policy.shtml

Since the namespace is owned OBO we get to be authority in that
namespace. So while the URI is legal, it is not well formed according
to our community rules.

-Alan
Received on Saturday, 13 August 2011 17:32:47 GMT

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