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Re: broadcast and p2p media

From: Toby A Inkster <tobyink@goddamn.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2003 13:16:30 +0100
To: Annala Raino EC <Raino.Annala@elisa.fi>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030618121630.GA18493@ophelia.goddamn.co.uk>
On Wed, Jun 18, 2003 at 02:52:00PM +0300, Annala Raino EC wrote:
| 1) Introducing a tag for linking peer-to-peer content
| <a keywords="Britney Spears">My favourite music</a>

Would be more sensible to use some kind of URI scheme rather
than introducing a new attribute, something along the lines

<a href="p2p:Britney%20Spears">Crud</a>

| 2) Introducing a tag for linking television content directly from a web page
| <a href="tv://cnn.us/News/date230403">

There is already an RFC for referring to TV channels, although I'm not
sure if programmes can be referred to. Works along the lines

<a href="tv:london.bbc1.bbc.co.uk">BBC 1 (London Region)</a>

Either way, both of these seem like they should be handled at the
URI level, rather than the markup language level.

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