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Re: fb: URIs?

From: Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 15:26:58 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <933708.58066.qm@web112613.mail.gq1.yahoo.com>
To: Library of CongressRay Denenberg <rden@loc.gov>
Cc: uri@w3.org
Later Monday (whew, it's been a long week) I ventured a guess that you would be doing HTTP in the .info (Root Zone).  Turns out the answer is yes, sort of.  But in any case you have the matter well in hand.
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/about.html

I'm still waiting for somebody to explain to me how GPS Data Systems and ISO 3166 like codes can ever be un-forked.
ref: http://www.rustprivacy.org/meta/countrycodes.pdf

--Gannon

--- On Fri, 2/19/10, Ray Denenberg, Library of Congress <rden@loc.gov> wrote:


> I don't understand why you are citing this as a problem.
> 
>        
> info:lc/vocabulary/countries/af
> 
> is a legitimate URI. It is an identifier, identifying the
> country Afganistan.
> 
> Theoretically the handle server (I don't think we have set
> this up yet) recognizes it and converts it to cannonical
> HTTP URL form, something like (don't quote me on this):
> 
> http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.standards/vocabulary/countries/af
> 
> --Ray 
> 
> 


      
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