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Re: [dix] on the dix: URI scheme for DIX/SXIP

From: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@jabber.org>
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 10:57:17 -0700
Message-ID: <441EECFD.5070506@jabber.org>
To: Digital Identity Exchange <dix@ietf.org>
Cc: uri@w3.org
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Tim Bray wrote:
> On Mar 20, 2006, at 6:54 AM, Dick Hardt wrote:
> 
>> Agree that we need to make good use of scarce community resources.
> 
> On top of which, using an "http:" URI has the huge advantage that you
> can put something useful there that a human being can point their
> browser at and learn something about what this string means.
> 
> I'd advise those who are promoting the new URI scheme to check out the
> remarks about URI schemes in http://www.w3.org/TR/webarch/ and in
> particular http://www.w3.org/TR/webarch/#URI-scheme - when you are doing
> something that flies in the face of a SHOULD recommendation in the
> "Architecture of the World Wide Web", you need to have really thought it
> through.

Agreed. See also RFC 4395:

http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4395.txt

Peter


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