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Re: URI for abstract concepts (domain, host, origin, site, etc.)

From: Graham Klyne <GK-lists@ninebynine.org>
Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2009 15:47:12 +0100
Message-ID: <4A4B76F0.6030506@ninebynine.org>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
CC: Xiaoshu Wang <wangxiao@musc.edu>, Larry Masinter <LMM@acm.org>, "'Pat Hayes'" <phayes@ihmc.us>, "'Eran Hammer-Lahav'" <eran@hueniverse.com>, "'Dan Connolly'" <connolly@w3.org>, "apps-discuss@ietf.org" <apps-discuss@ietf.org>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>, "'URI'" <uri@w3.org>
Dan Brickley wrote:
> This is an interesting design! I need to think about it a bit more. I 
> expect it would cause some pressure for shorter media-type names. Hmm 
> from http://www.iana.org/assignments/media-types/ ... "model", hadn't 
> noticed that... http://www.iana.org/assignments/media-types/model/ maybe 
> #(model/rdf)blahblah is worth thinking about too. Not sure this is great 
> from an I18N perspective, if it forces people to put English script into 
> IRIs that might otherwise be all in another script...

As I recall, model/... is specifically intended for descriptions of 
3-dimensional physical structures (virtual reality data, etc.).  Cf. 
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2077.txt

#g
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