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Re: no one uses urn: (incorrect) (was: Discussion of Blob URI Scheme for Binary Data Access | IETF)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 20:23:32 +0200
Message-ID: <4DD16BA4.3090509@gmx.de>
To: =JeffH <Jeff.Hodges@KingsMountain.com>
CC: uri@w3.org
They are used a lot in WebDAV and Atom as well.


On 2011-05-16 20:07, =JeffH wrote:
>  > It's true, no one uses urn: URIs.
>
> That assertion is incorrect. URNs are definitely used, especially in
> XML-based contexts such as SAML, XMPP, ECRIT, Geospatial, various W3C
> efforts, etc..
>
> A quick search for ' "urn:" "Uniform Resource Name" ' yields about 140K
> hits, plus..
>
> ' " urn:" site:www.ietf.org/rfc/ ' -- About 219 results
>
> ' " urn:" site:www.w3.org/TR/ ' -- About 865 results
>
> ' " urn:" "uniform resource name" ' -- on scholar.google.com
> about 2,230.
>
>
> ~/doc/IETF/rfc> grep -il "urn:ietf" *.txt | wc -l -- 142 RFCs
>
> ~/doc/IETF/rfc> grep -il "urn:service" *.txt | wc -l -- 5 RFCs (eg ECRIT)
>
> ~/doc/IETF/rfc> grep -il "urn:ogc" *.txt | wc -l -- 8 RFCs (eg Open
> Geospatial Consortium)
>
>
> just fyi/fwiw.
>
> =JeffH
>
>
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