Re: URN namespace

Michael Mealling (Michael.Mealling@oit.gatech.edu)
Thu, 17 Aug 1995 14:28:38 -0400 (EDT)


From: Michael.Mealling@oit.gatech.edu (Michael Mealling)
Message-Id: <199508171828.OAA01881@oit.gatech.edu>
Subject: Re: URN namespace
To: masinter@parc.xerox.com (Larry Masinter)
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 1995 14:28:38 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: uri@bunyip.com
In-Reply-To: <95Aug17.105533pdt.2763@golden.parc.xerox.com> from "Larry Masinter" at Aug 17, 95 10:55:21 am

Larry Masinter said this:
> Quick, somebody grab 'urn.int'. I don't think you need a _new_ top
> level domain, do you?

After an epiphany with Chris it appears that the only advantage to having
a new top level domain is that the urn namespace doesn't use the same
roots as the rest of DNS. But this is specious at best so I let it
drop....

-MM

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