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Re: Longevity of web.resource.org URIs for Creative Commons in RDF

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2007 15:57:22 +0100
Message-ID: <45D9BAD2.6070507@danbri.org>
To: Dan Brickley <danbrickley@gmail.com>
Cc: carl@media.org, webmaster@web.resource.org, me@aaronsw.com, www-archive@w3.org, tbaker@tbaker.de, ivan@w3.org, ben@adida.net, ml@gondwanaland.com


Hi folks. Sorry for the extra noise, but I didn't see a reply. Apologies 
if I missed anything. I've added Ben Adida and  Mike Linksvayer to the 
Cc: list too.

cheers,

Dan

Dan Brickley wrote:
> 
> Hi Carl, Aaron,
> 
> I'm in Berlin right now discussing long-term preservation and
> availability of metadata formats with Tom Baker, cc:'d, ... and I
> happened to take a look at the situation with Creative Commons RDF
> markup. According to
> http://ebiquity.umbc.edu/blogger/100-most-common-rdf-namespaces/ the
> namespace at http://web.resource.org/cc/ is the 13th most widely used
> in their harvested RDF dataset.
> 
> So I typed "whois resource.org" and amongst the output I see:
> 
> Domain ID:D2960895-LROR
> Domain Name:RESOURCE.ORG
> Created On:07-Jan-1999 05:00:00 UTC
> Last Updated On:01-Oct-2005 00:26:48 UTC
> Expiration Date:07-Jan-2008 05:00:00 UTC
> Sponsoring Registrar:Go Daddy Software, Inc. (R91-LROR)
> 
> I'm not expert in interpreting such things, ... maybe you have
> mechanisms in place for making sure this is renewed, ... but I was a
> little concerned to see that date looming (< 1 year).
> 
> Do you plan to keep this domain renewed indefinitely, and keep using
> web.resource.org for Creative Commons?
> 
> cheers,
> 
> Dan
> 
> ps. am copying the public www-archive list archiver, feel feel to
> preserve or drop the cc according to taste... ... but if you do care
> to put a commitment on record w.r.t. this domain, such a cc: would be
> a quick/easy way to do so. If you've never posted to www-archive
> before, you'll get a mail (maybe in your spam trap) from a bot asking
> for permission to archive your message(s).
> 
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