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

From: Mike Linksvayer <ml@creativecommons.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2007 10:15:39 -0800
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: Dan Brickley <danbrickley@gmail.com>, 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
Message-Id: <1171908939.5423.470.camel@localhost.localdomain>

Creative Commons is migrating to http://creativecommons.org/ns# but
there's no reason to not keep web.resource.org around forever.

I believe Aaron Swartz owns the domain.  CC would be willing to pay for
10 year+ renewal.

On Mon, 2007-02-19 at 15:57 +0100, Dan Brickley wrote:
> 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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