Re: A Proposal for a New Standard in HTML 3.0

Albert Lunde (Albert-Lunde@nwu.edu)
Wed, 12 Apr 1995 08:08:39 -0500 (CDT)


Message-Id: <199504121308.AA002402119@casbah.acns.nwu.edu>
Subject: Re: A Proposal for a New Standard in HTML 3.0
To: www-html@www10.w3.org
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 1995 08:08:39 -0500 (CDT)
In-Reply-To: <199504120243.AA226064598@casbah.acns.nwu.edu> from "Albert Lunde" at Apr 11, 95 09:43:18 pm
From: Albert-Lunde@nwu.edu (Albert Lunde)

 Albert Lunde wrote:
> 2) If you want to use a distributed scheme for classifying content
> of the Internet, it may be more productive to have "good" sites
> (for some defintion of good) carry some "seal of approval" than
> ask other sites to label themselves "bad". A list of "seals of
> approval" need not reside on the sites themselves, but could
> be offered up by third partiies.
> 
> 3) I _think_ that the URC scheme under development by the URI
> working group, was considered as a means of offering this
> kind of document meta-information as well as other characteristics.

Some citations related to this:

The general idea of Seals Of Approval "SOAPs" as a means of
indicating any sort of review/annotation of Internet content (not just
censorhip), is discussed in conjunction with URCs in the
Internet Draft:

 "URC Scenarios and Requirements"

 ftp://ds.internic.net/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-uri-urc-req-01.txt

The authors of this document seem to be serving it up in several formats
at:

 http://www.acl.lanl.gov/URI/Scenarios/

The IETF home page for the URI working group can be found at:

 http://www.ietf.cnri.reston.va.us/html.charters/uri-charter.html

Pointers to related material can be seen at:

  Michael Mealling's URI page 

 http://www.gatech.edu/iiir/iiir.html

 The Whois and Network Information Lookup Service (wnils) working group:

 http://www.ietf.cnri.reston.va.us/html.charters/wnils-charter.html

 The W3O UR* page:

 http://www.w3.org/hypertext/WWW/Addressing/Addressing.html

-- 
    Albert Lunde                      Albert-Lunde@nwu.edu