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Re: Excess URI schemes considered harmful

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@akamai.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2001 23:04:49 -0800
To: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>
Cc: uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <20011030230436.Q12591@akamai.com>

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On Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 04:52:34PM -0800, Henrik Frystyk Nielsen wrote:
> 
> >One reason you need a mapping between Contentxt-Types and URIs is
> >that one must be able to introduce new non-standard context types
> >with all the benefit of URI machinery
> >
> > - Anyone can make a new one
> > - Choice of schemes with different properties of identity, 
> >   dereference, etc 
> > - Ability to talk about them for example wiht RDF and all other
> >   languages which use URIs.
> 
> I agree, but this seems very different from the mapping proposed by
> RFC 3023 [1] which defines a mapping from a (namespace) URI into a
> content type based on an IANA registration and a new "+xml" syntax
> convention for XML based content type names.

Where does 3023 propose such a mapping?

Cheers,


-- 
Mark Nottingham, Research Scientist
Akamai Technologies (San Mateo, CA USA)
Received on Wednesday, 31 October 2001 02:04:53 GMT

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