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Re: URIs for the standard output and input streams

From: Noah Slater <nslater@bytesexual.org>
Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2008 02:12:28 +0000
To: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Cc: Colin Paul Adams <colin@colina.demon.co.uk>, uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <20080113021228.GL22090@bytesexual.org>

On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 11:26:18AM -0800, Tim Bray wrote:
> Although if you were going to do this you'd want stderr as well, and
> you'd probably like to avoid creating three new URI schemes, so
> something like std:in/std:out/std:err or maybe urn:std:in, etc. would
> work well.

Could "file:" not be reused to provide:

  file:stdin
  file:stdout
  file:stderr

It would make more sense to reuse an existing scheme.

Thanks,

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