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Re: updated W3C URI overview

From: Ray Denenberg, Library of Congress <rden@loc.gov>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2003 13:06:57 -0400
Message-ID: <19ed01c39988$10f52890$849c938c@lib.loc.gov>
To: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, <public-uri-cg@w3.org>

Looks very nice, Dan, and thanks!

I think it would be very useful to also include a pointer to *proposed*
schemes,  something like waht Michael has included for URNs at
http://uri.net/urn-nid-status.html where the status is also shown. I don't
know if such a page exists, but it ought to. Then folks could find out how
'info' and 'doi' are coming along! (Or that they even exist.)

And on the subject of URNs, I'd like to see a link to that page too. You
might not like that suggestion, as it singles out one particular uri scheme
for special attention, but I would suggest it for any for scheme that has
subordinate namespaces. There doesn't seem to be an easy way to find that
page. (I have to spend 5 minutes every time I want to find it, beginning
with google; I know I should bookmark it, but my bookmarks always get lost.)


----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>
To: <public-uri-cg@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2003 11:32 AM
Subject: updated W3C URI overview

> The page you get when you click on "URI" from the W3C
> homepage is...
>  Web Naming and Addressing Overview (URIs, URLs, ...)
>  http://www.w3.org/Addressing/
> It has been slowly rotting for a number of years; I just
> pruned most of the "research notebook" pointers and such;
> a certain amount of bias remains, of course, but I think
> it's much better.
> I'd like folks in this CG to review it. Martin, I don't
> think I know the best IRI pointers; maybe you could
> add them?
> Is the pespective reasonable? Any other ideas on what
> w3.org visitors would want to see/know about URIs?
> --
> Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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