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Re: URNs vs. HTTP-URIs at CEUR-WS

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Feb 2010 02:20:53 +0100
Message-ID: <1f2ed5cd1001311720t72f51e7eo9039aedaeb0b08fc@mail.gmail.com>
To: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Cc: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>, Michael Schneider <schneid@fzi.de>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>
On 31 January 2010 16:36, Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:

> It went something like:
> "But what happens if we delete the document?"
> "Then it isn't there to be found by the handle in any case."
> "But what happens if we move the location?"
> "Why on earth would you want to do that? You can move the documents around,
> but why would you change the URI? You are the National Library of South
> Korea - you say where things are. And you can redirect just as easily as a
> Handle."
> "We are paying for the service, I'm sure it's valuable."
> "Ahhhh."

Reminds me a lot of one of Tim's best rants:

http://www.w3.org/Provider/Style/URI

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