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From: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2009 08:59:43 -0700
To: URI <uri@w3.org>
Message-ID: <8B62A039C620904E92F1233570534C9B0118D7F3E814@nambx04.corp.adobe.com>
After a long hiatus on "tdb", I updated the document
based on some feedback.

Changed from URN scheme to URI, got rid of "duri"
and just left "tdb".

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Subject: New Version Notification for draft-masinter-dated-uri-06

A new version of I-D, draft-masinter-dated-uri-06.txt has been successfuly submitted by Larry Masinter and posted to the IETF repository.

Filename:	 draft-masinter-dated-uri
Revision:	 06
Title:		 The "tdb" URI scheme: denoting described resources
Creation_date:	 2009-07-12
WG ID:		 Independent Submission
Number_of_pages: 13

This document defines a URI scheme, "tdb" ( standing for "Thing
Described By").  It provides a semantic hook for allowing anyone at
any time to mint a URI for anything that they can describe.  Such
URIs may include a timestamp to fix the description at a given date
or time.

This URI scheme may reduce the need to define define new URN
namespaces merely for the purpose of creating stable identifiers.  In
addition, they provide a ready means for identifying "non-information
resources" by semantic indirection -- a way of creating a URI for


This document is not a product of any working group.  Many of the
ideas here have been discussed since 2001.  This document has been
discussed on the mailing list <uri@w3.org>.  Previous versions have
couched "tdb" as a URN namespace, and included a "duri" scheme for
fixing date without indirection, which seems unnecessary.  It was
originally written as a thought experiment as a way of resolving the
use/mention problem in semantic web applications, but may have other

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