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Re: fb: URIs?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 10:39:13 +0100
Message-ID: <4B7BB941.3050708@gmx.de>
To: Graham Klyne <GK-lists@ninebynine.org>
CC: David Recordon <davidrecordon@facebook.com>, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, uri@w3.org
On 17.02.2010 00:24, Graham Klyne wrote:
>  >>> Long story short, we (certainly I, anyway) have no intentions to
> make "fb" a >>> real URL scheme. It just arose out of convenience.
> Hmmm... so what happens to Facebook's iPhone app when someone validly
> registers and deploys (widely) a URI scheme called 'fb:'?
> I would hazard a suggestion that at least a provisional registration
> might be in order (noting its limited use) to help avoid such a thing
> from happening without anyone noticing.
> ...

The problem is much bigger, as far as I recall, minting new URI schemes 
for invoking iphone applications is even recommended by the SDK, so 
there are probably many more.

See discussion around 

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 17 February 2010 09:39:52 UTC

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