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Re: freenet URIs and URI ownership

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 21 Nov 2002 12:31:19 -0600
To: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Cc: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1037903479.3712.7.camel@jammer>

On Thu, 2002-11-21 at 10:46, Frank Manola wrote:
> 
> Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> > 
> > Anyone understand freenet?
> > 
> > As far as I understand freenet URIs have an owner, who often wishes to
> > remain anonymous. (Hence the use of freenet).
> > 
> > Thus, putting too much weight on URIs having an authoritative owner

Where do we put any weight on that?

(please! put pointers to documents in review comments).

(a) freenet is a fascinating exception to the
administrative hierarchy idiom,

(b) there are plent of much less exotic URIs that don't
have easily identifyabl authoritative owners:
e.g. news:comp.lang.python

> > may put
> > RDF on the side of centralist big corporate against the more anarchic p2p
> > freedom loving hackers.

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Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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