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Re: Discussion of Blob URI Scheme for Binary Data Access | IETF

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2011 06:46:36 +0200
Message-ID: <4E435EAC.1040806@gmx.de>
To: arun@mozilla.com
CC: uri@w3.org, GK@ninebynine.org, joseph@josephholsten.com
On 2011-08-11 00:20, Arun Ranganathan wrote:
> Greetings URI Listserv,
> Firstly, sincere apologies for the delay between responses about the
> matter of the File API and the Blob URI scheme.
> Secondly, many thanks for all the advice you've sent my way -- it's been
> *extremely* useful. I have updated the File API Editor's Draft:
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/FileAPI/#url
> and have informed my edits based on actionable feedback by Joseph A. P.
> Holsten [1], Julian Reschke (e.g. see email #[2], amongst others), and
> Graham Klyne (both in email# [3] and off list). My goal is to respond to
> concerns raised on this list before moving towards W3C's CR phase; where
> feasible, I've responded to your feedback with additional details,
> notably justification of choices made as well as some more formalism in
> the definition of things.
> ...

I see that there's now a discussion of URN:UUID:; that's good. I still 
think the reasons for inventing a new scheme are unconvincing.

The problem of global uniqueness is still there; unless you have a 
REQUIRED syntax for the opaque part, there is no way to guarantee global 

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 11 August 2011 04:47:11 UTC

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