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Re: 44-52 That';s the Number

From: Phillip Lord <phillip.lord@newcastle.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 12:53:10 +0100
To: Tony Hammond <t.hammond@nature.com>
Cc: <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
Message-ID: <umzesnxax.fsf@newcastle.ac.uk>

  TH> Hi All:

  TH> Am forwarding this message yesterday which may be of interest to
  TH> some on this list. The "info" URI scheme is now finally really
  TH> real (RFC 4452):

  TH>     http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4452.txt

  TH> Background: The "info" URI scheme is a means of grandfathering
  TH> legacy namespaces onto the Web in their own right (e.g. PubMed
  TH> identifiers, ADS bibcodes, etc., etc.). Many Web applications
  TH> expect identifiers to be packaged as URIs (Uniform Resource
  TH> Identifiers) and "info" fulfils that need.

So do LSID's. Would you like to comment and advantages/disadvantages? 

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