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

From: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im>
Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 12:30:56 -0600
Message-ID: <4DD16D60.5000907@stpeter.im>
To: =JeffH <Jeff.Hodges@KingsMountain.com>
CC: uri@w3.org
On 5/16/11 12:07 PM, =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.

Not to mention ISBNs, ISSNs, and national bibliography numbers (NBNs).
Certain national libraries have minted, and are using, millons of URNs.

Peter

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